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Physiology for Dental Students

1st Edition - January 11, 1988

Author: D. B. Ferguson

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 3 5 3 - 4

Physiology for Dental Students presents a combined view of physiological mechanisms and physiological systems. It discusses the oral importance of basic physiology. It addresses… Read more

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Physiology for Dental Students presents a combined view of physiological mechanisms and physiological systems. It discusses the oral importance of basic physiology. It addresses physiological principles and specific types of cells. Some of the topics covered in the book are the movements of materials across cell membranes; the fluid compartments of the body; the major storage of body water; histological and ultrastructural appearance of the salivary glands; the secretion of substances into the urine in the kidney; and the total osmotic activity of plasma. The morphology of the red blood cells is fully covered. The factors necessary for red blood cell development is discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the mechanical properties of smooth muscle. The process of breathing and the elasticity of lungs are presented completely. A chapter is devoted to the parts of the central nervous system. The book can provide useful information to dentists, doctors, students, and researchers.