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Focus on Human Biology / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780065019827
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 6/28/1994
  • Edition number: 2

Table of Contents

Preface
A Note to the Student
Ch. 1 Basic Themes in Human Biology 1
Ch. 2 Elements of Chemistry and Energy 23
Ch. 3 Cells: Units of Life 53
Ch. 4 Control of the Cell: Molecular Genetics 81
Ch. 5 Reproduction at the Level of the Cell 108
Ch. 6 Human Tissues and the Basic Body Plan 126
Ch. 7 The Integument 144
Ch. 8 The Skeletal System 159
Ch. 9 The Muscular System 190
Ch. 10 The Blood and the Cardiovascular System 213
Ch. 11 The Respiratory System 241
Ch. 12 The Excretory System 262
Ch. 13 Slow Regulation: The Endocrine System 281
Ch. 14 High-Speed Regulation: The Nervous System 309
Ch. 15 The Brain and the Spinal Cord 328
Ch. 16 Monitoring the Universe: The Sensory Organs 355
Ch. 17 Sexual Reproduction 380
Ch. 18 Human Development 406
Ch. 19 Human Genetics 426
Ch. 20 The Digestive System 454
Ch. 21 Energy Metabolism 475
Ch. 22 Nutrition 497
Ch. 23 The Threat: Disease and Infection 523
Ch. 24 The Defenders: The Immune System 552
Ch. 25 Human Evolution 577
Ch. 26 Human Ecology 606
Glossary G-1
Credits C-1
Index I-1
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