CHAPTER
1
Homeostasis: A Framework
for Human Physiology
1
CHAPTER
2
Chemical Composition
of the Body
18
CHAPTER
3
Cellular Structure, Proteins,
and Metabolism
42
SECTION A
Cell Structure
43
SECTION B
Proteins
55
SECTION C
Protein-Binding Sites
66
SECTION D
Enzymes and Chemical
Energy 71
SECTION E
Metabolic Pathways
78
CHAPTER
4
Movement of Molecules
Across Cell Membranes
96
CHAPTER
5
Control of Cells by Chemical
Messengers 120
CHAPTER
6
Neuronal Signaling
and the Structure of the
Nervous System
137
SECTION A
Neural Tissue
138
SECTION B
Membrane Potentials
144
SECTION C
Synapses
159
SECTION D
Structure of the Nervous
System 173
CHAPTER
7
Sensory Physiology
191
SECTION A
General Principles
192
SECTION B
Specifi c Sensory
Systems 203
CHAPTER
8
Consciousness, the Brain,
and Behavior
232
CHAPTER
9
Muscle 254
SECTION A
Skeletal Muscle
255
SECTION B
Smooth and Cardiac
Muscle 284
CHAPTER
10
Control of Body Movement
296
CHAPTER
11
The Endocrine System
315
SECTION A
Principles of Hormonal
Control Systems
317
SECTION B
The Hypothalamus
and Pituitary Gland
330
SECTION C
The Thyroid Gland
337
SECTION D
The Endocrine Response
to Stress
342
SECTION E
Endocrine Control
of Growth
346
SECTION F
Endocrine Control of
Ca
2+
Homeostasis
352
CHAPTER
12
Cardiovascular Physiology
359
SECTION A
Overall Design of the
Circulatory System
360
SECTION B
The Heart
365
SECTION C
The Vascular System
384
SECTION D
Integration of Cardiovascular
Function: Regulation
of Systemic Arterial
Pressure 405
SECTION E
Cardiovascular Patterns
in Health and Disease
413
SECTION F
Blood and Hemostasis
425
CHAPTER
13
Respiratory Physiology
442
CHAPTER
14
The Kidneys and Regulation of
Water and Inorganic Ions
485
SECTION A
Basic Principles of Renal
Physiology 486
SECTION B
Regulation of Ion and
Water Balance
500
SECTION C
Hydrogen Ion
Regulation 517
SECTION D
Diuretics and Kidney
Disease 523
CHAPTER
15
The Digestion and Absorption
of Food
528
CHAPTER
16
Regulation of Organic Metabolism
and Energy Balance
566
SECTION A
Control and Integration of
Carbohydrate, Protein, and
Fat Metabolism
567
SECTION B
Regulation of Total-Body
Energy Balance and
Temperature 583
CHAPTER
17
Reproduction 599
SECTION A
General Terminology and
Concepts; Sex Determination
and Differentiation
600
SECTION B
Male Reproductive
Physiology 605
SECTION C
Female Reproductive
Physiology 615
CHAPTER
18
Defense Mechanisms
of the Body
646
CHAPTER
19
Medical Physiology: Integration
Using Clinical Cases
683
CASE 19–1
A Woman with Palpitations
and Heat Intolerance
684
CASE 19–2
A Man with Chest Pain After
a Long Airplane Flight
688
CASE 19–3
A Man with Abdominal
Pain, Fever, and Circulatory
Failure 691
APPENDIX
A
696
APPENDIX
B
712
APPENDIX
C
713
GLOSSARY
717
REFERENCES
747
CREDITS
749
INDEX
751
Preface xvii
Brief Contents
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