Metabolic and Endocrine Physiology, Third Edition (Quick by Larry Engelking

By Larry Engelking

This booklet is meant to offer readers a “quick glance” at metabolic and endocrine body structure. Emphasis is put on tutorial figures, move diagrams and tables, whereas textual content fabric has been held to a minimal. ordinarily, the endocrine approach is first outlined and defined, after which every one endocrine gland is mentioned individually. the place acceptable, universal endocrine problems have additionally been incorporated. this article concisely elucidates the endocrine mechanisms liable for holding homeostatic keep an eye on of significant physiologic variables, and to help the reader in realizing universal pathophysiologic deviations from common. Over 360 multiple-choice questions gauge the reader’s means to successfully comprehend the topic material.

This re-creation comprises six new chapters masking: hormone disposition, dimension and secretion; bovine, equine and rodent estrus cycles; primate menstrual cycle; male reproductive approach; testosterone, estrogen and progesterone; comparative points of endocrinology. studying targets were extra before everything of every bankruptcy and all the questions are new.

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