Three Dimensional Art Brings Concepts to Life

Virtually all of the figures from the previous edition have been revised with a view toward improving the clarity with which they depict physiological concepts. In some cases, this involved changes in labeling; in other cases, changes in the content or balance of the figure components. In most cases, the revisions included making the art more three-dimensional and using more vibrant colors.

Direction of light

Direction of impulses

Direction of impulses

Pigment epithelium Choroid layer Sclera

Fibers of the optic nerve

Ganglion cells

Amacrine cells-

Bipolar cells

Direction of light

Fibers of the optic nerve

Bipolar cells

Horizontal cells

Ganglion cells

Amacrine cells-

Photoreceptor cells

Horizontal cells

Photoreceptor cells

Pigment epithelium Choroid layer Sclera

Fox: Human Physiology, Eighth Edition

Front Matter

Preface

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Preface

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