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Table of contents :
Prelims_2
Chapter-01.01_Getting Introduced to Physiology
Chapter-01.02_Getting Introduced to the Body
Chapter-01.03_Fundamentals of Molecular and Cell Biology
Chapter-01.04_Physicochemical Principles of Biological Transport
Chapter-01.05_Physiology of Growth and Development
Chapter-01.06_Physiology of Aging
Chapter-02.01_Getting Introduced to Blood
Chapter-02.02_The Plasma
Chapter-02.03_The Red Blood Cell
Chapter-02.04_Pathophysiology of Jaundice
Chapter-02.05_Pathophysiology of Anaemias
Chapter-02.06_The White Blood Cells
Chapter-02.07_Innate Immunity
Chapter-02.08_Specifi c Acquired Immunity
Chapter-02.09_Physiological Basis of Transfusion Medicine
Chapter-02.10_The Physiology of Haemostasis
Chapter-02.11_Fluid Balance
Chapter-03.01_Getting Introduced to the Cardiovascular System
Chapter-03.02_Membrane Potential at Rest and during Activity
Chapter-03.03_Electrophysiology of the Heart
Chapter-03.04_Properties of Cardiac Muscle
Chapter-03.05_The Cardiac Cycle
Chapter-03.06_Principles of Electrocardiography
Chapter-03.07_Nutrition and Metabolism of the Heart
Chapter-03.08_Cardiac Output
Chapter-03.09_Principles of Hemodynamics
Chapter-03.10_Regulation of Cardiovascular Function
Chapter-03.11_Blood Pressure Normal and Abnormal
Chapter-03.12_Pathophysiology of Circulatory Shock and Cardiac Failure
Chapter-03.13_Pulmonary Circulation
Chapter-03.14_Cerebral Circulation
Chapter-03.15_Blood Flow through Viscera, Muscles and Skin
Chapter-03.16_Placental, Fetal and Neonatal Circulation
Chapter-04.01_Getting Introduced to Respiration
Chapter-04.02_The Oxygen Trap, Transport and Transfer
Chapter-04.03_Carbon Dioxide Transfer Transport and Expulsion
Chapter-04.04_Mechanics of Breathing
Chapter-04.05_Regulation of Respiration
Chapter-04.06_Pulmonary Function Tests
Chapter-04.07_Applied Respiratory Physiology
Chapter-05.01_Getting Introduced to Environmental Physiology
Chapter-05.02_Regulation of Body Temperature
Chapter-05.03_Life in Hot Environment
Chapter-05.04_Life in Cold Environment
Chapter-05.05_Life at High Altitude
Chapter-05.06_Life under High Atmospheric Pressure
Chapter-06.01_Getting Introduced to the Gut
Chapter-06.02_Structural Basis of Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter-06.03_Food in the Mouth
Chapter-06.04_Goings-on in the Stomach
Chapter-06.05_Pathophysiology of Peptic Ulcer
Chapter-06.06_Neighbourly Gestures of the Pancreas and Liver
Chapter-06.07_The Long Small Intestine
Chapter-06.08_The Colon Wanted, But Not Much
Chapter-06.09_Motility of the Gut
Chapter-06.10_Immunology of the Gut
Chapter-06.11_Gastrointestinal Function Tests
Chapter-06.12_Functions of the Liver and their Laboratory Assessment
Chapter-07.01_Getting Introduced to Nutrition
Chapter-07.02_Nutrition as a Limb of Energy Metabolism
Chapter-07.03_Carbohydrates
Chapter-07.04_Fats
Chapter-07.05_Proteins
Chapter-07.06_Vitamins
Chapter-07.07_Minerals and Electrolytes
Chapter-07.08_Recommended Dietary Allowances
Chapter-07.09_Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation
Chapter-07.10_Nutrition during Infancy and Childhood
Chapter-08.01_Getting Introduced to the Kidneys
Chapter-08.02_Mechanism of Urine Formation
Chapter-08.03_Regulation of Acid-base Balance
Chapter-08.04_Applied Renal Physiology
Chapter-08.05_Physiology of Micturition
Chapter-09.01_Getting Introduced to the Endocrines
Chapter-09.02_Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
Chapter-09.03_Thyroid Gland
Chapter-09.04_Parathyroids and Adrenals
Chapter-09.05_Pancreas
Chapter-09.06_Pineal Gland
Chapter-10.1_Getting Introduced to Reproductive Physiology
Chapter-10.2_Male Reproductive System
Chapter-10.3_Reproductive Physiology of the Non-pregnant Female
Chapter-10.4_Physiology of Pregnancy and Lactation
Chapter-11.1_Getting Introduced to Physiology of Work and Play
Chapter-11.2_Physiology of Nerve Fibres
Chapter-11.3_Functional Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle
Chapter-11.4_Neuromuscular Transmission
Chapter-11.5_Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
Chapter-11.6_Physiology of Smooth Muscle
Chapter-11.7_Muscular Performance in the Intact Organism Work Physiology
Chapter-11.8_Physiology of Exercise
Chapter-12.1_Getting Introduced to the Nervous System
Chapter-12.2_Cerebrospinal Fluid
Chapter-12.3_Neuroglia
Chapter-12.4_Interneuronal Communication Synaptic Transmission
Chapter-12.5_Detecting Change The First Step Towards Perception
Chapter-12.6_From Detection to Perception
Chapter-12.7_Pain and Relief from Pain
Chapter-13.01_Getting Introduced to Special Senses
Chapter-13.02_Functional Anatomy of the Eye
Chapter-13.03_Optics of Vision
Chapter-13.04_Retinal Function
Chapter-13.05_Visual Pathways
Chapter-13.06_Beyond the Eye
Chapter-13.07_The Sense of Hearing External and Middle Ear
Chapter-13.08_Structure and Function of the Inner Ear
Chapter-13.09_Beyond the Ear
Chapter-13.10_Applied Auditory Physiology
Chapter-13.11_The Vestibular Apparatus
Chapter-13.12_A Taste of Taste
Chapter-13.13_A Smell of Smell
Chapter-14.1_Getting Introduced to Motor Mechanisms
Chapter-14.2_From Reflex Action to Locomotion
Chapter-14.3_The Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia
Chapter-15.1_Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter-15.2_Limbic System
Chapter-15.3_Functions of Hypothalamus
Chapter-15.4_Physiology of Emotions
Chapter-16.1_Reticular Formation
Chapter-16.2_Electroencephalography and the Neurophysiology of Sleep-wakefulness
Chapter-16.3_Physiology of Speech, Learning and Memory
Chapter-17.1_Getting Introduced to Yoga
Chapter-17.2_Yoga in Daily Life
Chapter-17.3_The Yogic Practices Asanas, Pranayamas and Kriyas
Chapter-17.4_Yogic Practices Meditation
Chapter-17.5_Physiological Effects of Yogic Practices
Chapter-17.6_Yoga in Health and Disease
Epiglogue
Index_2

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