By Nigel Palastanga MA BA FCSP DMS DipTP, Derek Field Grad Dip Phys FCSP DipTP SRP, Roger W. Soames BSc(Human Biology) PhD(Human Sciences)

A vintage textual content for these learning anatomy with over 25,000 copies bought, this ebook has demonstrated itself as a center textbook for students.

All illustrations were redrawn to fulfill the wishes of scholars this day besides a brand new layout and format to make learning anatomy easier.

The top and decrease limbs were divided into the bones, muscular tissues, joints, and nerve and blood provide, and the e-book additionally covers the surface, trunk, neck, head, viscera and frightened method in a accomplished way.

The musculoskeletal buildings are awarded as a dwelling dynamic method and is a must-buy for anatomy scholars this present day together with all scholars of physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, occupational therapists in addition to activities scientists, kinesiologists and podiatrists.

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The degree of oxygenation of the blood also influences skin colour; anaemic individuals generally appear pale. Individual and racial variations in skin colour are dependent upon the presence of melanin in the deepest layers of the epidermis. In darker skinned races, the melanin is dis- tributed throughout the layers of the epidermis. In response to sunlight and heat the skin increases its degree of pigmentation, thereby making it appear darker. e. tanning from exposure to sunlight, is widely sought after in Caucasian populations.

There is a marked sexual difference in the distribution of coarse hair, particularly on APPENDAGES OF THE SKIN the face and trunk, and in its loss from the scalp. This coarse hair tends to become more promiThese are nails, hairs, sebaceous, sweat and nent after puberty, particularly in the axilla, mammary glands, and are all derived from the over the pubes, and on the face in males. epidermis. Except for the eyelashes, all hairs emerge obliquely from the skin surface, with the hairs in any one region doing so in the same Nails (Fig.

This is often called the uvea and consists of The two eyes look forwards and an imagin- three parts, the choroid, the ciliary body and the ary line connecting the centre of the corneal iris (Fig. 7a). The choroid is a thin membrane curvature (the anterior pole) to the centre of the lining the sclera as far as the corneoscleral scleral curvature (the posterior pole) is known junction, being loosely connected to the sclera as the optic axis (Fig. 7c). The visual axis is, except near where the optic nerve pierces when however of more importance and joins the it is firmly attached.

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