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                            CliffsNotes® Anatomy & Physiology Quick Review, 2nd Edition
	Table of Contents
	INTRODUCTION
		Why You Need This Book
		How to Use This Book
		Hundreds of Practice Questions Online!
	Chapter 1: ANATOMY AND CHEMISTRY BASICS
		What Is Anatomy and Physiology?
		Atoms, Molecules, Ions, and Bonds
		Inorganic Compounds
		Organic Molecules
		Chemical Reactions in Metabolic Processes
	Chapter 2: THE CELL
		The Cell and Its Membrane
		Cell Junctions
		Movement of Substances
		Cell Division
	Chapter 3: TISSUES
		Epithelial Tissue
		Connective Tissue
		Nervous Tissue
		Muscle Tissue
	Chapter 4: THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
		The Skin and Its Functions
		The Epidermis
		The Dermis
		The Hypodermis
		Accessory Organs of the Skin
	Chapter 5: BONES AND SKELETAL TISSUES
		Functions of Bones
		Types of Bones
		Bone Structure
		Bone Development
		Bone Growth
		Bone Homeostasis
		Surface Features of Bones
	Chapter 6: THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
		Organization of the Skeleton
		Skull: Cranium and Facial Bones
		Hyoid Bone
		Vertebral Column
		Thorax
		Pectoral Girdle
		Upper Limb
		Pelvic Girdle
		Lower Limb
	Chapter 7: ARTICULATIONS
		Classifying Joints
	Chapter 8: MUSCLE TISSUE
		Types of Muscles
		Connective Tissue Associated with Muscle Tissue
		Structure of Skeletal Muscle
		Muscle Contraction
		Muscle metabolism
		Structure of Cardiac and Smooth Muscle
	Chapter 9: THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
		Skeletal Muscle Actions
		Names of Skeletal Muscles
		Muscle Size and Arrangement of Muscle Fascicles
		Major Skeletal Muscles
	Chapter 10: NERVOUS TISSUE
		Neurons
		Neuroglia
		Myelination
		Transmission of Nerve Impulses
		The Synapse
	Chapter 11: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
		Nervous System Organization
		Nervous System Terminology
		The Brain
		The Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
		The Meninges
		The Blood-Brain Barrier
		Cranial Nerves
		The Spinal Cord
		Spinal Nerves
		Reflexes
		The Autonomic Nervous System
	Chapter 12: THE SENSORY SYSTEM
		Sensory Receptors
		The Somatic Senses
		Vision
		Hearing
		Equilibrium
		Smell
		Taste
	Chapter 13: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
		Hormones
		The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Glands
		Endocrine Organs and Tissues
		Antagonistic Hormones
	Chapter 14: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
		The Functions
		The Blood
		Blood Formation
		Hemostasis
		Blood Groups
		Circulatory Pathways
		The Heart
		Cardiac Conduction
		Cardiac Muscle Contraction
		Electrocardiogram
		The Cardiac Cycle
		Cardiac Output
		Blood Vessels
		Blood Pressure
		Control of Blood Pressure
		Blood Vessels of the Body
	Chapter 15: THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
		Lymphatic System Components
		Lymphatic Vessels
		Lymphoid Cells
		Lymphatic Tissues and Organs
	Chapter 16: THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND OTHER BODY DEFENSES
		Protecting Your Body
		Nonspecific Barriers
		Nonspecific Defenses
		Specific Defense (The Immune System)
		Major Histocompatibility Complex
		Lymphocytes
		Antibodies
		Costimulation
		Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immune Responses
		Supplements to the Immune Response
	Chapter 17: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
		Function of the Respiratory System
		Structure of the Respiratory System
		Lungs
		Mechanics of Breathing
		Lung Volumes and Capacities
		Gas Exchange
		Gas Transport
		Control of Respiration
	Chapter 18: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
		Function of the Digestive System
		Structure of the Digestive Tract Wall
		Digestive Enzymes
		The Mouth
		The Pharynx
		The Esophagus
		Deglutition (Swallowing)
		The Stomach
		The Small Intestine
		Large Intestine
		The Pancreas
		The Liver and Gallbladder
		Regulation of Digestion
	Chapter 19: THE URINARY SYSTEM
		Anatomy of the Kidneys
		Regulation of Urine Concentration
		Ureters
		Urinary Bladder
		Urethra
	Chapter 20: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
		What Is Reproduction?
		The Male Reproductive System
		The Female Reproduction System
	REVIEW QUESTIONS
	THE RESOURCE CENTER
	GLOSSARY
	Index
                        

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