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This section contains free e-books and guides on Physiology, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Human Physiology by Wikibooks

Human Physiology is a featured book on Wikibooks because it contains substantial content, it is well-formatted, and the Wikibooks community has decided to feature it on the main page or in other places. Topics covered includes: Homeostasis, Cell Physiology, Integumentary System, The Nervous System, Senses, The Muscular System, Blood Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, The Immune System, The Urinary System, The Respiratory System, The Gastrointestinal System, Nutrition, The Endocrine System, The Male Reproductive System, The Female Reproductive System, Pregnancy and Birth, Genetics and Inheritance.

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Physiology Lectures by John Gallagher

This note is intend to provide students with a solid appreciation of human physiology. Topics covered includes: Molecular Interactions, Compartmentation: Cells and Tissues, Energy and Cellular Metabolism, Membrane Dynamics, Communication, Integration, and Homeostasis, Neurons, Sensory Physiology, Integrative Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Blood Flow, Mechanics of Breathing, The Kidneys, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, The Immune System, Reproduction and Development.

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Introductory Human Physiology

This note describes the following topics: The Cell: Structure and Function, Cell Metabolism, Cell Membrane Transport, Chemical Messengers, Endocrine System, Nerve Cells and Electric Signaling, Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration, Sensory, Autonomic and Motor Nervous System, Muscle Physiology, Cardiac Function, Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure, Respiratory System, Urinary System, Reproductive System and The Digestive System.

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Physiology Lecture Notes by Dr. Marie McMahon

This note covers the following topics: Homeostasis and Chemistry, Enzymes, Plasma Membrane, Neurophysiology, Central Nervous Systems, Peripheral Nervous System, Skeletal Muscle Physiology, Cardiac Muscle Physiology, Cardio Control Blood, Blood Vessels, Respiratory Physiology, Respiratory Control, Renal System, Pancreas Metabolism Physiology, Pituitary and Adrenal Glands, Reproductive Physiology.

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System Physiology Lecture Notes

This lecture note explains the following topics: Cardiac electrophysiology and mechanics, Membrane and cellular structure, Cardiac tissue and bioelectricity, Cardiovascular structure and function , Respiration, Renal function.

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Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology

This note covers the following topics: Osteoporosis, Prevention, Vitamin D, Treatment, Bisphosphonates, Bone density, Other bone, diseases, Osteomalacia and Physiology.

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Physiology and Human Anatomy Lecture Notes

This lecture note covers the following topics related to Physiology and Human Anatomy: Embryology and Development, Gestation and Parurition, Endocrine System, Glomerular Filtration Mechanism, Urine Production, Water Electrolytes, Digestive System, Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Nervous System, Blood Testing Procedure, Lymphatic System, Heart Anatomy and Physiology,  Respiratory System, Human Cadaver Dissection and Patho Physiology.

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Human Physiology Lecture Notes

This lecture note explains the following topics: Cell Structure and Metabolism, Neurons and the Nervous System, Muscle, Blood and Body Defenses, Blood and Body Defenses, Cardiovascular System and Respiratory System.

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Physiology Part I

This book covers the following topics: Principles of physiology, Excitable tissues (nerve and muscle), physiology of blood, Cardiovascular physiology and Respiratory physiology

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Intermediate Exercise Physiology

This note covers the following topics: Neuromuscular Physiology, Bioenergetics, Metabolic Design and Energy Systems, Phosphagen System, Glycogenolysis and the Glycolytic-Lactate System, Biochemistry of Metabolic Acidosis, Calorimetry, Indirect Calorimetry, Mitochondrial Respiration, Lipid and Amino Acid catabolism.

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Handbook of physiology a critical, comprehensive presentation of physiological knowledge and concepts

This note covers the following topics of Neurophysiolog: Neurophysiological basis of the higher functions of the nervous system, Sensory discrimination, Attention, consciousness, sleep and wakefulness, Neural metabolism and function.

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Physiology Lecture Notes

This lecture note explains the fundamental concepts of physiology including: homeostasis, membrane transport, and the function of muscle, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine and reproductive systems.

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Applied Physiology by Frank Overton

This primary textbook of applied physiology follows a natural order of treatment. In each subject elementary anatomical facts are presented in a manner which impresses function rather than form, and from the form described derives the function.

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Applied physiology

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Angiogenesis

This book covers the following topics: Origin of Blood Vessels, Angiogenesis Assays, Role Of Adenosine in Metabolic Regulation of Vascular Growth, Regulation: Metabolic Factors and Mechanical Factors.

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Colloquium Series on Integrated Systems Physiology From Molecule to Function to Disease

This eBook series on the broad field of physiology explains the major organ systems from an integrative perspective that addresses the molecular and cellular processes that contribute to homeostasis. Topics covered includes: Skeletal Muscle Circulation, Neural Control of Renal Function, The Endothelium, Regulation of Tissue Oxygenation, Regulation of Cardiac Contractility, The Ocular Circulation, Gastrointestinal Circulation, Capillary Fluid Exchange and Hepatic Circulation

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Mechanosensitivity in Cells and Tissues

This book covers the following topics: Mechanosensitivity of Cells from Various Tissues, Molecular Mechanisms of Mechanotransduction, Mechanosensitivity of the Heart Cells: Fundamental Aspects and Clinical Implication, Mechanosensitivity of Cells from Various Tissues.

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Useful set of Primary Notes

This note covers the following topics: Cardiovascular Physiology, Endocrine Physiology, Fluids and Electrolytes, Gastrointestinal Physiology, Immunology, Maternal and Neonatal Physiology, Renal Physiology and Respiratory Physiology.

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Fluid Physiology an on line text

This note explains the following topics: Fluid Compartments, Water Balance, Capillary Fluid Dynamics, Control of Water Metabolism, Control of Compartment Volumes, Intravenous Fluids and Applied Physiology of Transfused Fluids.

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Acid Base Physiology

This book covers the following topics: Control of Acid-Base Balance, Acid-Base Disorders, Respiratory Acidosis, Metabolic Acidosis, Metabolic Alkalosis, Major Types of Metabolic Acidosis, Assessment of Acid-Base Disorders, Quantitative Acid-Base Analysis and Special Aspects of Acid-Base Physiology.

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Basic GI Physiology

This note covers the following topics: Components of the digestive system, Oral cavity, Stomach, Small intestine, Enteric nervous system, Motility, Blood supply and Transit time.

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Blood Gases

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Respiratory Physiology (PDF 44P)

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Your Urinary System and How It Works

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Gross Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

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A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell

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