Flow Diagrams
Long a hallmark of this book, extensive use of fl ow diagrams is
continued in this edition. They have been updated to assist in learning.
Key to Flow Diagrams
The beginning boxes of the diagrams are color coded green.
Other boxes are consistently color coded throughout the book.
Structures are always shown in three-dimensional form.
Uniform Color-Coded
Illustrations
Color coding is effectively used to promote
learning. For example, there are specifi c
colors for extracellular fl
uid, the intracellular
uid, muscle fi laments, and transporter
molecules.
Guided Tour Through a Chapter
Multi-Level
Perspective
Illustrations depicting
complex structures
or processes combine
macroscopic and
microscopic views to
help students see the
relationships between
increasingly detailed
drawings.
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