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Guyton & Hall Physiology Review (2nd Edition) by John E. Hall

By John E. Hall

The Guyton and corridor body structure overview, through Dr. John E. corridor, is a perfect technique to organize for the USMLE Step I. greater than 1,000 board-style questions, as many as 30% revised for this variation, try out your wisdom of the main crucial, need-to-know techniques in body structure. evaluate the body structure of all significant physique platforms, with emphasis on method interplay, homeostasis, and pathophysiology, and grasp a large number of info in an abbreviated time.

Focus on the entire crucial details you must comprehend for the body structure element of the USMLE Step I.
Reinforce your realizing and visualize physiologic ideas with superior colour figures and good- illustrated line diagrams.

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27 Isotonic solution . . . . . 33 Compound . . . . . . . 21 Isotopes . . . . . . . . 21 Semipermeable membrane . . . . . . 31 Covalent bond . . . . . 22 Lipids . . . . . . . . . 26 Solute . . . . . . . . . 32 Deoxyribonucleic acid . . 28 Messenger RNA . . . . . 28 Solvent . . . . . . . . 24 Deoxyribose . . . . . . 25 Mineral salts . . . . . . 25 Tertiary structure . . . . 28 Diffusion . . . . . . . . 31 Molecular oxygen .

23 Quaternary structure . . . 28 Brownian movement . . . 31 Hydroxyl group . . . . . 26 Ribonucleic acid . . . . . 28 Buffers . . . . . . . . 35 Hypertonic solution . . . 33 Ribose . . . . . . . . . 25 Carbohydrates . . . . . 25 Hypotonic solution . . . . 33 RNA . . . . . . . . . . 28 Carbon dioxide . . . . . 24 Ionic bond . . . . . . . 21 Saturated . . . . . . . 26 Carboxyl group . . . . . 26 Ions . . . . . . . .

There are 92 elements that occur naturally. Other elements have been created artificially in the laboratory. the hydrogen nucleus, which contains only one proton (Figure 2-1). Each proton and neutron has one unit of atomic weight and is about 1800 times heavier than an electron. Thus an atom’s weight results almost entirely from its protons and neutrons. A proton carries a positive charge (+), whereas a neutron is neutral and has no charge. Like charges repel—they push away from each other. Thus when you brush your hair on a dry day, like electrical charges build up on the brush and your hair so your hair flies away from the brush.

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