Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (4th Edition) by Donald C. Rizzo

By Donald C. Rizzo

Jam-packed with shiny illustrations, best-selling basics OF ANATOMY AND body structure, 4E is written in particular for beginners in a one-semester introductory A&P direction within the allied well-being box who've very little prior wisdom of anatomy and body structure. identified for its transparent method of educating, the textual content is broadly praised for its skill to wreck A&P down into extremely simple, effortless to appreciate language. content material is prepared in keeping with physique platforms and makes a speciality of the physique operating jointly to advertise homeostasis. bettering either the standard and volume of textual content illustrations, the Fourth Edition's new paintings software brings textual content options to lifestyles with new figures throughout.

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19 28 24 19 30 25 24 18 26 26 25 25 22 23 25 28 29 21 25 25 23 23 21 into simpler substances such as sugars that can be absorbed and used by the body’s cells. Later these simple substances are converted into another kind of chemical fuel, ­adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (ah-DEN-oh-seen try-FOS-fate), which allows the body cells to do work and function. Chemistry is the science that deals with the elements, their compounds, the chemical reactions that ­occur between ­elements and compounds, and the 17 Copyright 2016 Cengage Learning.

Lipids. . . . . . . . . . . . Messenger RNA. . . . . . . Mineral salts/electrolytes . . . Molecular oxygen . . . . . . Molecule. . . . . . . . . . Neutrons. . . . . . . . . . Nucleic acid. . . . . . . . . Nucleotides. . . . . . . . . INTRODUCTION Because all of the structures of the body (cells, tissues, and organs) are composed of chemicals, it is necessary to have a basic understanding of the science of chemistry.

Primary structure. . . . . . . Proteins. . . . . . . . . . . Protons. . . . . . . . . . . Purines . . . . . . . . . . . Pyrimidines. . . . . . . . . Quaternary structure. . . . . Ribonucleic acid (RNA). . . . . Ribose. . . . . . . . . . . Saturated . . . . . . . . . . Secondary structure. . . . . . Selectively permeable membrane. . . . . . . . . Solute. . . . . . . . . . . Solvent. . . . .

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