Human Biology / Edition 9

Human Biology / Edition 9

by Cecie Starr, Beverly McMillan
     
 

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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.

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

I: FOUNDATION. 1. Concepts and Methods in Human Biology. 2. The Chemistry of Life. 3. Cells. 4. Introduction to Tissues, Organ Systems, and Homeostasis. II: BODY SYSTEMS AND FUNCTIONS. 5. The Muscular and Skeletal Systems. 6. Digestion and Nutrition. 7. Blood and Circulation. 8. Immunity. 9. The Respiratory System. 10. Water-Salt Balance and Excretion. 11. The Nervous System. 12. Sensory Reception. 13. The Endocrine System. III. HUMAN REPRODUCTION. 14. Reproductive Systems. 15. Development and Aging. 16. Life at Risk: Infectious Disease. IV. PRINCIPLES OF INHERITANCE. 17. Cell Reproduction. 18. Observable Patterns of Inheritance. 19. Chromosome Variations and Medical Genetics. 20. DNA Structure and Function. 21. Cancer: A Case Study of Genes and Disease. 22. Recombinant DNA and Genetic Engineering. V: EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY. 23. Evolution. 24. Ecosystems. 25. Impacts of the Human Population. APPENDIX I: ENERGY, ENZYMES, AND METABOLISM / APPENDIX II: PERIODIC TABLE OF THE ELEMENTS / APPENDIX III: UNITS OF MEASURE / APPENDIX IV: ANSWERS TO GENETICS PROBLEMS / APPENDIX V: ANSWERS TO SELF-QUIZZES / APPENDIX VI: KEY TO CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS / GLOSSARY OF BIOLOGICAL TERMS / INDEX / APPLICATIONS INDEX.

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