Physiology 5th Ed.

Physiology 5th Ed.

Chapter 1. Cellular Physiology

VOLUME AND COMPOSITION OF BODY FLUIDS

CHARACTERISTICS OF CELL MEMBRANES

TRANSPORT ACROSS CELL MEMBRANES

DIFFUSION POTENTIALS AND EQUILIBRIUM POTENTIALS

RESTING MEMBRANE POTENTIAL

ACTION POTENTIALS

SYNAPTIC AND NEUROMUSCULAR TRANSMISSION

SKELETAL MUSCLE

SMOOTH MUSCLE

Chapter 2. Autonomic Nervous System

ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL FEATURES OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

AUTONOMIC RECEPTORS

Chapter 3. Neurophysiology

ORGANIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

GENERAL FEATURES OF SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS

SENSORY SYSTEMS

SOMATOSENSORY SYSTEM AND PAIN

VISION

AUDITION

VESTIBULAR SYSTEM

OLFACTION

TASTE

MOTOR SYSTEMS

HIGHER FUNCTIONS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

Chapter 4. Cardiovascular Physiology

CIRCUITRY OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

HEMODYNAMICS

CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

CARDIAC MUSCLE CONTRACTION

CARDIAC CYCLE

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CARDIAC OUTPUT AND VENOUS RETURN

REGULATION OF ARTERIAL PRESSURE

MICROCIRCULATION

SPECIAL CIRCULATIONS

TEMPERATURE REGULATION

INTEGRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Chapter 5. Respiratory Physiology

STRUCTURE OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

LUNG VOLUMES AND CAPACITIES

MECHANICS OF BREATHING

GAS EXCHANGE

OXYGEN TRANSPORT IN BLOOD

CARBON DIOXIDE TRANSPORT IN BLOOD

VENTILATION/PERFUSION RELATIONSHIPS

CONTROL OF BREATHING

INTEGRATIVE FUNCTIONS

HYPOXEMIA AND HYPOXIA

Chapter 6. Renal Physiology

ANATOMY AND BLOOD SUPPLY

BODY FLUIDS

RENAL CLEARANCE

RENAL BLOOD FLOW

GLOMERULAR FILTRATION

REABSORPTION AND SECRETION

TERMINOLOGY ASSOCIATED WITH THE SINGLE NEPHRON

SODIUM BALANCE

POTASSIUM BALANCE

PHOSPHATE, CALCIUM, AND MAGNESIUM BALANCE

WATER BALANCE—CONCENTRATION AND DILUTION OF URINE

Chapter 7. Acid-Base Physiology

pH OF BODY FLUIDS

ACID PRODUCTION IN THE BODY

BUFFERING

RENAL MECHANISMS IN ACID-BASE BALANCE

ACID-BASE DISORDERS

Chapter 8. Gastrointestinal Physiology

STRUCTURE OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

INNERVATION OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

GASTROINTESTINAL REGULATORY SUBSTANCES

MOTILITY

SECRETION

DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION

INTESTINAL FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE TRANSPORT

LIVER PHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 9. Endocrine Physiology

HORMONE SYNTHESIS

REGULATION OF HORMONE SECRETION

REGULATION OF HORMONE RECEPTORS

MECHANISMS OF HORMONE ACTION AND SECOND MESSENGERS

HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY RELATIONSHIPS

ANTERIOR LOBE HORMONES

POSTERIOR LOBE HORMONES

THYROID HORMONES

ADRENAL MEDULLA AND CORTEX

ENDOCRINE PANCREAS

REGULATION OF CALCIUM AND PHOSPHATE METABOLISM

Chapter 10. Reproductive Physiology

SEXUAL DIFFERENTIATION

PUBERTY

MALE REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY

FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY

Appendix I. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

Appendix II. Normal Values and Constants

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