Medical physiology is concerned with how the organism works, and the subject area limits both anatomy and biochemistry. The nervous system, digestion, stress and our senses are among the subjects of physiology.
The teaching in physiology is coordinated with anatomy and biochemistry, so that related subjects – e.g. structure of an organ (anatomy), chemical composition and processes (biochemistry) and function and regulation mechanisms (physiology) – reviewed in parallel within the same period.Read more
Medicine is the only profession that labours incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence.
Seeley’s Anatomy and Physiology is written for the two-semester anatomy and physiology course. The writing is comprehensive enough to provide the depth necessary for those courses not requiring prerequisites, and yet is presented with such clarity that it nicely balances the thorough coverage. Clear descriptions and exceptional illustrations combine to help students develop a firm understanding of the concepts.Read more