Thoroughly updated throughout, and now incorporating a full color design and art program, the ninth edition of A Laboratory Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology provides students with an accessible, comprehensive introduction to A&P. It is specifically designed for the laboratory portion of a one- or two-term course in anatomy and physiology for students planning a health science, allied health, or health-related career. The text’s 15 integrated units use the cat as the dissection animal, while also emphasizing the human anatomy. This classic text is a proven must-have resource and learning tool for the A&P lab!
- Includes a new contemporary full color design and vibrant art program.
- New exercises on personal nutrition and the ability to monitor personal diets using MyPyramid.gov
- New human histology and specimen photos.
- Text meets the needs of a fundamental course in Anatomy and Physiology for all allied health students.
- Includes student interactive reviews on the digestive and reproductive systems.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Medical Terminology
Unit 2 The Microscope
Unit 3 Cells
Unit 4 Tissues
Unit 5 The Skeletal System
Unit 6 The Muscular System
Unit 7 The Nervous System
Unit 8 The Special Senses
Unit 9 The Endocrine System
Unit 10 The Blood, Lymphatic, and Cardiovascular Systems
Unit 11 The Respiratory System
Unit 12 The Digestive System
Unit 13 The Urinary System
Unit 14 Acid-Base Balance
Unit 15 The Reproductive System
About the Author(s)
Anne B. Donnersberger - DePaul University, School for New Learning
Anne B. Donnersberger earned her B.A. from Clarke College in Iowa and has an Ed. D. from Nova-Southeastern. She has taught in both science and education for over 30 years, served as Chairperson of the Biological Science Department and Coordinator of the Education Program at Moraine Valley Community College, and was also Professor of anatomy and physiology there until her retirement in 2002. Additionally, she has taught for over 15 years at DePaul University in Chicago and Hong Kong. During her career she received several awards, including Outstanding Professor of the Year, Developer of Teacher Training Programs, Curriculum Director, and Manager of External Site Development.
Although she retired in 2002, she continues to teach two courses for DePaul University.