Anatomy Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide by Dale Layman

By Dale Layman

Say so long to dry shows, grueling formulation, and summary theories that may placed Einstein to sleep -- now there's a neater method to grasp the disciplines you actually need to understand. .

. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complicated topics in a different, easy-to-absorb demeanour, and is ideal for clients with out formal education or limitless time. They're additionally the main time-efficient, apparently written "brush-ups" you will find. .

. equipped as self-teaching courses, they arrive entire with key issues, history info, questions on the finish of every bankruptcy, or even ultimate checks. You'll have the ability to research extra in much less time, overview your parts of power and weak point and make stronger your wisdom and confidence..

. This transparent, heavily-illustrated consultant to the human physique covers anatomy of cells and tissues, muscular tissues, significant muscle tissues of the physique, fearful tissue, membranes, organs, melanoma, the surface, the human skeleton, the worried process, glands, the senses, the cardiovascular procedure, the immune process, the breathing method, digestion, genitourinary procedure, the embryo, and extra.

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The right eye, for example, is medial or mesial to the right ear, because it is located closer to the body midline. Conversely, one body structure is considered lateral (LAH-ter-al) to some other body structure, if it is located farther to the ‘‘side’’ (later), a greater distance away from the body midline. The right ear, for example, is lateral to CHAPTER 2 ‘‘Cutting Up’’ Fig. 4 (continued) the right eye, because it is located farther away from the midline, and more towards the side of the body.

8 An introduction to the great body pyramid. (A) The great body pyramid. (B) Each level of body organization: square cells within a grid. 21 22 PART 1 The Journey Begins For our purposes, however, we actually want to distinguish between two different Body Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Structural Order is contrasted with The Great Pyramid of Structural Disorder. 9, A) includes all nine levels of structural organization found within the human body. Conversely, Fig. 9 The two great body pyramids: One of order, one of disorder.

CHAPTER 1 Anatomy 33 Quiz Refer to the text in this chapter if necessary. A good score is at least 8 correct answers out of these 10 questions. The answers are listed in the back of this book. 1. The word, biology, literally translates from Latin to mean: (a) ‘‘Breaking of bones’’ (b) ‘‘Study of life’’ (c) ‘‘Study of animals and plants’’ (d) ‘‘Body structures and functions’’ 2. An (a) (b) (c) (d) organism can be correctly defined as: A small, dead creature without significant functions ‘‘Man or human being having no wisdom’’ The lowest living level of human body organization A living body with a high degree of Biological Order 3.

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