Scientific Bases of Human Anatomy

Scientific Bases of Human Anatomy

Oxnard, Charles E.; Brown, Kaye B.; Cartmill, Matt

John Wiley and Sons Ltd

12/2015

328

Dura

Inglês

9780471235996

15 a 20 dias

Today?s students require a readable and succinct overview of human anatomy from a modern, integrative perspective. The Human Body provides a means for understanding the exciting underlying scientific principles, with an emphasis on the connection between the structure of the human body and a vast array of scientific disciplines.
Foreword vii Preface xi Chapter 1 A New System of Human Anatomy 1 1.1 Why a New System? 1 1.2 For Whom Is This System Useful? 4 1.3 What is This System? 6 1.4 Why, Therefore, This Book? 7 1.5 What is My Hope for My Readers? 10 Chapter 2 A Bird s-eye View of the Human Body 13 2.1 The Scientific Basis of Anatomy 13 2.2 Foundations: From Cell to Embryo 28 2.3 Blueprints: Across the Chordates 41 2.4 Functions: External Lifestyles and Internal Milieux 52 2.5 Integration and Control, Body and Brain 63 2.6 Evolution: Forwards from Deep Time 69 Chapter 3 The Naming of the Parts : Some Wrinkles 87 3.1 Terminological Confusions 88 3.2 Implications for Names from Developmental Anatomy 90 3.3 Conclusion 95 Chapter 4 Building the Human Trunk 97 4.1 The External Trunk: From Plan to Layout 97 4.2 The Internal Trunk: From Shell to Frsmework 118 4.3 The Trunk: Comparative Plans 129 Chapter 5 Building Human Limbs 139 5.1 The Limbs, from Fetus to Adult 139 5.2 Limbs across the Vertebrates 157 5.3 Limb Variations 169 Chapter 6 Understanding the Human Head 193 6.1 Insights from Building the Trunk 193 6.2 Now into the Head 197 6.4 Head Differences from the Trunk 215 6.5 Final Head Anatomy in the Resultant Adult 222 6.6 Head Structures and the Nervous System 230 6.7 Heads over the Long Haul, from Lampreys to Humans 240 Chapter 7 Building the Human Brain 247 7.1 The Beginnings of the Central Nervous System 247 7.2 From Spinal Cord to Brain: the Initial Brain 252 7.3 The Ultimate Brain 258 7.4 The Size and Complexity of the Brain 264 Chapter 8 Postlude: Possible Human Futures 283 References 291 Index 295
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