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Anatomy demystified / Dale Pierre Layman.

By: Layman, Dale Pierre.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series: Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2004]Copyright date: ©2004Description: xx, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071438278 (paperback).Subject(s): Human biology | Human anatomyDDC classification: 611 Summary: Now anyone with an interest in anatomy can master it -- without med school classes or unlimited time. In "Anatomy Demystified, popular anatomy professor and writer Dale Layman provides an effective and painless way to learn or review anatomy from the chemical level up though the entire body. With "Anatomy Demystified, you master the subject one step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide identifies a set of Key Facts for each chapter and provides self-test questions at the end of each chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses. The 100-question final exam reviews the entire book. Used alone or in concert with its "mate," "Physiology Demystified, this book helps you master the structure of the human body.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence.This clear, heavily-illustrated guide to the human body covers anatomy of cells and tissues, muscle tissue, major muscles of the body, nervous tissue, membranes, organs, cancer, the skin, the human skeleton, the nervous system, glands, the senses, the cardiovascular system, the immune system, the respiratory system, digestion, genitourinary system, the embryo, and more.

"A self-teaching guide"--Cover.

Includes index.

Now anyone with an interest in anatomy can master it -- without med school classes or unlimited time. In "Anatomy Demystified, popular anatomy professor and writer Dale Layman provides an effective and painless way to learn or review anatomy from the chemical level up though the entire body. With "Anatomy Demystified, you master the subject one step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide identifies a set of Key Facts for each chapter and provides self-test questions at the end of each chapter and section to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses. The 100-question final exam reviews the entire book. Used alone or in concert with its "mate," "Physiology Demystified, this book helps you master the structure of the human body.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1 The Journey Begins
  • Chapter 1 Anatomy: Our Inner World of Bodyspace
  • Chapter 2 "Cutting Up" Human Bodyspace
  • Chapter 3 Systemic Anatomy: A Fly-by of the Organ Systems
  • Part 2 The Building Blocks of Body Structure
  • Chapter 4 Hidden Chemicals In Our Body Basement: The Great Pyramid Starts Out As a Midget!
  • Chapter 5 Anatomy of Cells and Tissues: Tiny Chambers Form the Body "Fabric"
  • Part 3 The Body as a Bag of Bones and Muscles
  • Chapter 6 Our Tough Hide: Anatomy of the Skin
  • Chapter 7 Our Tough Inside