Table of Contents

Introduction to physiology: the cell and general physiology.
Membrane physiology, nerve, and muscle.
The heart.
The circulation.
The body fluids and kidneys.
Blood cells, immunity, and blood coagulation.
Respiration.
Aviation, space, and deep-sea diving physiology.
The nervous system: A. General principles and sensory physiology.
The nervous system: B. The special senses.
The nervous system: C. Motor and integrative neurophysiology.
Gastrointestinal physiology.
Metabolism and temperature regulation.
Endocrinology and reproduction.
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