Update: Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual, 8th Edition

  • Robert Amitrano Bergen Community College
  • Gerard Tortora Bergen Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133365485  |  ISBN-13: 9781133365488
  • 688 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007
  • © 2013 | Published
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Don't go to the lab without it! With coverage of every structure and function of the human body, the ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY MANUAL provides you with the tools you need to succeed in this course. Lists of terms, diagrams of lab equipment, lab report questions, and report templates found in the manual help you easily and successfully complete your lab experiments and write-up your lab reports.

Features and Benefits

  • Clear art program with detailed anatomical drawings, diagrams, photographs, photomicrographs, and scanning electron micrographs that show students how the structures of the body actually look.
  • The most up to date anatomical terminology, with phonetic pronunciations and derivations.

Table of Contents

Laboratory Safety.
Commonly Used Laboratory Equipment Pronunciation Key.
Exercise 1 - MICROSCOPY.
A. Compound Light Microscope.
A. Anatomy and Physiology.
B. Levels of Body Organization.
C. Systems of the Body.
D. Life Processes.
E. Homeostasis.
F. Anatomical Position and Regional Names.
G. External Features of the Body.
H. Directional Terms.
I. Planes of the Body.
J. Body Cavities.
K. Abdominopelvic Regions.
L. Abdominopelvic Quadrants.
M. Dissection of White Rat.
Exercise 3 - CELLS.
A. Cell Parts.
B. Organelles.
C. Diversity of Cells.
D. Movement of Substances Across and Through Plasma Membranes.
E. Extracellular Materials.
F. Cell Division.
Exercise 4 - TISSUES.
A. Epithelial Tissue.
B. Connective Tissue.
C. Membranes.
A. Skin.
B. Hair.
C. Glands.
D. Nails.
E. Homeostasis of Body Temperature.
Exercise 6 - BONE TISSUE.
A. Functions of Bone.
B. Structure of a Long Bone.
C. Histology of Bone.
D. Chemistry of Bone.
E. Bone Formation: Ossification.
F. Bone Growth.
G. Fractures.
H. Types of Bones.
I. Bone Surface Markings.
Exercise 7 - BONES.
A. Bones of Adult Skull.
B. Sutures of Skull.
C. Fontanels of Skull.
D. Paranasal Sinuses of Skull.
E. Vertebral Column.
F. Vertebrae.
G. Sternum and Ribs.
H. Pectoral (Shoulder) Girdles.
I. Upper Limbs.
J. Pelvic (Hip) Girdle.
K. Lower Limbs.
L. Articulated Skeleton.
Exercise 8 - JOINTS.
A. Kinds of Joints.
B. Fibrous Joints.
C. Cartilaginous Joints.
D. Synovial Joints.
E. Knee Joint.
A. Types of Muscular Tissue.
B. Structure of Skeletal Muscle Tissue.
C. Contraction of Skeletal Muscle Tissue.
D. Laboratory Tests on Skeletal Muscle Contraction.
E. Biochemistry of Skeletal Muscle Contraction.
F. Electromyography.
G. Cardiac Muscle Tissue.
H. Smooth Muscle Tissue.
Exercise 10 - MUSCULAR SYSTEM.
A. How Skeletal Muscles Produce Movement.
B. Arrangement of Fascicles.
C. Naming Skeletal Muscles.
D. Connective Tissue Components.
E. Principal Skeletal Muscles.
F. Composite Muscular System.
Exercise 11 - SURFACE ANATOMY.
A. Head.
B. Neck.
C. Trunk.
D. Upper Limb (Extremity).
E. Lower Limb (Extremity).
Exercise 12 - NERVOUS TISSUE.
A. Nervous System Divisions.
B. Histology of Nervous Tissue.
C. Histology of Neuroglia.
D. Neuronal Circuits.
E. Reflex Arc.
F. Demonstration of Reflex Arc.
Exercise 13 - NERVOUS SYSTEM.
A. Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves.
B. Brain.
C. Cranial Nerves: Names and Components.
D. Tests of Cranial Nerve Function.
E. Dissection of Sheep Brain.
F. Autonomic Nervous System.
A. Characteristics of Sensations.
B. Classification of Receptors.
C. Receptors for Somatic Senses.
D. Tests for Somatic Senses.
E. Somatic Sensory Pathways.
F. Olfaction.
G. Gustation.
H. Vision.
I. Hearing and Equilibrium.
J. Sensory-Motor Integration.
K. Somatic Motor Pathways.
A. Endocrine Glands.
B. Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis).
C. Thyroid Gland.
D. Parathyroid Glands.
E. Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands.
F. Pancreatic Islets.
G. Testes.
H. Ovaries.
I. Pineal Gland.
J. Thymus Gland.
K. Other Endocrine Tissues.
Exercise 16 - BLOOD.
A. Components and Origin of Blood.
B. Plasma.
C. Red Blood Cells.
D. Red Blood Cell Tests.
E. White Blood Cells.
F. White Blood Cell Tests.
G. Platelets.
H. Drawings of Blood Cells.
I. Blood Grouping (Typing).
Exercise 17 - HEART.
A. Location and Surface Projection of Heart.
B. Pericardium.
C. Heart Wall.
D. Chambers and Great Vessels of Heart.
E. Valves of Heart.
F. Blood Supply of Heart.
G. Dissection of Sheep Heart.
Exercise 18 - BLOOD VESSELS.
A. Arteries and Arterioles.
B. Capillaries.
C. Venules and Veins.
D. Circulatory Routes.
E. Blood Vessel Exercise.
A. Cardiac Conduction System and Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG).
B. Cardiac Cycle.
C. Cardiac Cycle Experiments.
D. Heart Sounds.
E. Pulse Rate.
F. Blood Pressure (Auscultation Method).
A. Lymphatic Vessels.
B. Lymphatic Tissues.
C. Lymph Circulation.
A. Organs of the Respiratory System.
B. Dissection of Sheep Pluck.
C. Laboratory Tests on Respiration.
D. Laboratory Tests Combining Respiratory and Cardiovascular Interactions.
A. General Organization of Digestive System.
B. Organs of Digestive System.
C. Deglutition.
D. Chemistry of Digestion.
Exercise 23 - URINARY SYSTEM.
A. Organs of Urinary System.
B. Dissection of Sheep (or Pig) Kidney.
C. Urine.
D. Urinalysis.
A. The Concept of pH.
B. Measuring pH.
C. Acid-Base Balance.
D. Acid-Base Imbalances.
A. Organs of Male Reproductive System.
B. Organs of Female Reproductive System.
C. Dissection of Fetus-Containing Pig Uterus.
Exercise 26 - DEVELOPMENT.
A. Spermatogenesis.
B. Oogenesis.
C. Embyronic Period.
D. Fetal Period.
Exercise 27 - GENETICS.
A. Genotype and Phenotype.
B. Punnett Squares.
C. Sex Inheritance.
D. Sex-Linked Inheritance.
E. Mendelian Laws.
F. Multiple Alleles.
G. Genetics Exercises.
Appendix A: Some Important Units of Measurement.
Appendix B: Periodic Table of the Elements.
Appendix C: Eponyms Used in This Laboratory Manual 629.

What's New

  • Updated and revised diagrams throughout the manual include the most up to date anatomical nomenclature.
  • Expanded coverage includes more spinal somatic reflex tests, a description of the Trigeminothalamic Pathway, and a more complete listing of skeletal muscles.
  • Revised blood vessel tables better describe distribution and clinical usage in Chapter 18.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Robert Amitrano

Robert Amitrano, the Biological Coordinator at Bergen Community College, teaches human anatomy and physiology, human biology, comparative anatomy and embryology. He is a colleague of Gerard Tortora's, and has worked on prior editions of that market leading Human Anatomy and Physiology text and continues to update and enhance the Lab Manual that supports Tortora┬┐s text. Robert Amitrano has also twice received awards from Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

Gerard Tortora

Gerard J. Tortora teaches at Bergen Community College. He is the well-known author of the best-selling and highly praised PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY, Tenth Edition published by John Wiley & Sons.