The Body
Score: 4.5
From 258 Ratings

The Body


  • Author: Bill Bryson
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 60211266 Bytes


AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary ...

As Nature Made Him
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

As Nature Made Him


  • Author: John Colapinto
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Anatomy & Physiology
  • File Size: 812280 Bytes


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own.” —Washington PostThe true story about the "twins case" and a riveting exploration of medical arrogance, misguided science, societal confusion, gender differences, and one man's ultimate triumphIn 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. The boy's uninjured brother, raised as a boy, provided to the experiment the perfect matched control. As Nature Made Him tel...

Human Anatomy  Physiology  and Pathophysiology

Human Anatomy Physiology and Pathophysiology


  • Author : Gerhard Thews
  • Publisher : Elsevier Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1985-01-01
  • Genre: Anatomy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0444807047


Human Anatomy Physiology and Pathophysiology Book Description :

This book contains an integrated presentation of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. A General Part deals with the functions of the cell and with tissue histology, basic concepts of pathology, transport and excitation processes, and an introduction to medical terminology. A Special Part treats the anatomical structure, the physiological functions and the pathophysiological disorders of the individual organs. The anatomical aspects are considered only as far as they are necessary for the understanding of organ function. The book arises from practical experience in training pharmacists in Germany, where it is a very successful course book, a reflection of the competence and thoroughness of its authors. The book is also unique in its integrat...

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology   E Book

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology E Book


  • Author : Eldra Pearl Solomon
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-08-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323392839


Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology E Book Book Description :

Students learn best when they can relate what they are studying to familiar issues, problems, and experiences, and Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4th Edition does just that. With a clear and concise focus on anatomy and physiology, this new edition explains the normal structure of the human body and how it functions to maintain a state of balance and health — and covers need-to-know principles in an easy-to-understand manner. It focuses on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out activities such as maintaining body temperature, regulating blood pressure, learning, and responding to stress. Completely updated with a brand new art program, this engaging, user-friendly text clarifies concepts that are often diffi...

Human Anatomy   Physiology
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Human Anatomy Physiology


  • Author : Elaine Nicpon Marieb
  • Publisher : Benjamin Cummings
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0321743261


Human Anatomy Physiology Book Description :

&>Ninth Edition of the best-selling Human Anatomy & Physiology, trusted authors Elaine N. Marieb and Katja Hoehn have produced the most accessible, comprehensive, up-to-date and visually stunning anatomy & physiology textbook on the market. Marieb draws on her career as an A&P professor and her experience completing her nursing education; Hoehn relies on her medical education and award-winning classroom instruction--together, they explain anatomy & physiology concepts and processes in a meaningful and memorable way. In the most extensive revision to date-the Ninth Edition presents information in smaller and more digestible bites, making it easier to read and navigate. Note: This is the standalone book if you want the Book/Access Card/eText order the ...

Human Anatomy   Physiology Review for Premed Students
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Human Anatomy Physiology Review for Premed Students


  • Author : E Staff
  • Publisher : Examville Study Guides
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Human Anatomy Physiology Review for Premed Students Book Description :

Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Human Anatomy & Physiology Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Perfect for anyone preparing for the MCAT and other similar tests....

Human Anatomy  Physiology and Health Education  For JNTU

Human Anatomy Physiology and Health Education For JNTU


  • Author : Jayaveera K.N. & Vrushabendra Swamy B.M.
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788121933575


Human Anatomy Physiology and Health Education For JNTU Book Description :

Part-1 : Human Anatomy And Physiology 1. Scope Of Anatomy, Physiology And Health Education 2. The Cell 3. Tissues 4. Osseous System 5. Joints 6. Skeletal Muscle 7. The Blood 8. Body Fluids, Lymph And Lymphatic System 9. Cardiovascular System 10. Digestive...

A Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology


  • Author : William Arnould-Taylor
  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0748736344


A Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology Book Description :

The third edition of this popular introduction to human anatomy and physiology has been revised, enlarged and redesigned to make it even more accessible. By using glossaries, tables, clear illustrations and well structured text, the book describes and explains the eight body systems, histology, and the accessory organs. William Arnould-Taylor MSc PhD (Physiology) has a distinguished record in the field of physiology. His contributions to promotion of education have been considerable, as an international examiner, author and broadcaster. This book will prove invaluable for anyone requiring an understanding of the structure and function of the human body. It will be particularly useful for students of courses related to sport, physical therapy or beaut...

Human Anatomy And Physiology
Score: 2
From 2 Ratings

Human Anatomy And Physiology


  • Author : Dr. S. B. Bhise
  • Publisher : Pragati Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2008-12-07
  • Genre: Anatomy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8185790175


Human Anatomy And Physiology Book Description :

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Anatomy and Physiology
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Anatomy and Physiology


  • Author : Robert K. Clark
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763748161


Anatomy and Physiology Book Description :

Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the Human Body provides an informal, analogy-driven introduction to anatomy and physiology for nonscience students, especially those preparing for careers in the allied health sciences. This accessible text is designed with an uncluttered format, an encouraging tone, and excellent preview and review tools to help your students succeed. The text provides enough detail to satisfy well-prepared students, while the personal and friendly presentation will keep even the least-motivated students reading and learning....