Concepts in medical physiology /

Concepts in medical physiology /
Seifter, Julian.
Philadelphia, PA : c2005.
MCPHS Boston, MCPHS Worcester
Homeostasis -- Membrane transport -- Cell-to-cell communication -- Signal transduction -- An overview of nerve cell physiology and the autonomic nervous system -- The neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle -- Smooth muscle -- Bone physiology -- Blood -- Endothelial function and hemostasis -- The lymphatic system and the immune system -- The vasculature -- The heart as a pump -- The electrical activity of the heart -- Exercise physiology -- The mechanics of breathing -- Gas exchange in the lungs -- Gas transport -- The regulation of breathing -- Renal functions, renal circulation, and glomerular filtration -- Tubular transport -- The regulation of blood pressure and extracellular fluid volume -- Osmoregulation -- The regulation of potassium balance -- Acid-base homeostasis -- Micturition -- Nutrition, digestion, and absorption -- Control of gastrointestinal motility and secretion -- Hepatic physiology -- The gastrointestinal immune system -- The endocrine pancreas: fed and fasted metabolic states -- The pituitary gland -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism -- The female reproductive system -- The male reproductive system.

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Library holdings:
MCPHS Circulation - Manchester Campus
QP34.5 .S454 2005Available
MCPHS Circulation - Worcester Campus
QP34.5 .S454 2005Available