Human Biology / Edition 9

Human Biology / Edition 9

by Cecie Starr, Beverly McMillan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111427534

ISBN-13: 9781111427535

Pub. Date: 03/04/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Organized to match sections of the text, this easy-to-use student workbook invites and requires your active participation, which is why it works to increase your understanding. Each chapter includes interactive exercises, self-quizzes, chapter objectives/review questions, and questions that ask you to integrate and apply key concepts.  See more details below

Overview

Organized to match sections of the text, this easy-to-use student workbook invites and requires your active participation, which is why it works to increase your understanding. Each chapter includes interactive exercises, self-quizzes, chapter objectives/review questions, and questions that ask you to integrate and apply key concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111427535
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/04/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Concepts in Human Biology2
1Chemical Foundations for Cells14
2Cell Structure and Function38
3Tissues, Organ Systems, and Homeostasis66
4Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement86
5Digestion and Nutrition110
6Circulation and Blood136
7Immunity164
8Respiration186
9Control of Salt-Water Balance and Body Temperature202
10Nervous System220
11Sensory Perception248
12Integration and Control: Endocrine System268
13Reproductive Systems288
14Development306
15Sexually Transmitted Diseases332
16Cell Reproduction352
17Observable Patterns of Inheritance374
18Chromosome Variations and Medical Genetics390
19DNA Structure and Function408
20Cancer: A Case Study of Genes and Disease426
21Recombinant DNA and Genetic Engineering442
22Principles of Evolution460
23Human Evolution478
24Ecosystems490
25Impacts of Human Populations512
App. IPeriodic Table of the Elements
App. IIUnits of Measure
App. IIIAnswers to Genetics Problems
App. IVAnswers to Self-Quizzes
App. VKey to Critical Thinking Questions
Glossary of Biological Terms
Credits and Acknowledgments
Index
Applications Index

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