Principles of Human Anatomy
14th Edition

Principles of Human Anatomy
Gerard J. Tortora
Mark Nielsen

© 2017

Principles of Human Anatomy continues to successfully blend visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. Written for the one-term human anatomy course, the Fourteenth Edition raises the standard for excellence in this discipline with its enhanced illustration program, refined narrative, and the integrated design of dynamic resources like Real Anatomy 2.0 and Concept Lecture videos into the curriculum.

WileyPLUS for Principles of Human Anatomy includes ORION Adaptive Practice that helps students build their proficiency on topics and use their study time most effectively.

Topics covered

Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Human Body
Chapter 2: Cells
Chapter 3: Tissues
Chapter 4: Development
Chapter 5: The Integumentary System
Chapter 6: Bone Tissue
Chapter 7: The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton
Chapter 8: The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton
Chapter 9: Joints
Chapter 10: Muscular Tissue

Chapter 11: The Muscular System
Chapter 12: The Cardiovascular System: Blood
Chapter 13: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
Chapter 14: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
Chapter 15: The Lymphatic (Lymphoid) System and Immunity
Chapter 16: Nervous Tissue
Chapter 17: The Spinal Cord and the Spinal Nerves
Chapter 18: The Brain and the Cranial Nerves

Chapter 19: The Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 20: Somatic Senses and Motor Control
Chapter 21: Special Senses
Chapter 22: The Endocrine System
Chapter 23: The Respiratory System
Chapter 24: The Digestive System
Chapter 25: The Urinary System
Chapter 26: The Reproductive Systems
Chapter 27: Surface Anatomy