Human Biology / Edition 11

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This printed study supplement provides a concise review of the chapter's concepts and helps you prepare for tests. You'll get plenty of practice with our study questions and activities such as crossword puzzles and label-the-art. All the answers are found at the end of each chapter for instant results in seeing if you've mastered the concepts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077280116
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/30/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 508,707
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Sylvia Mader is the best-selling author of introductory biology textbooks. Other books she has authored for WCB include: Inquiry Into Life, Human Biology, Introduction to Biology, and Understanding Human Anatomy & Physiology.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Human Perspective 1
Pt. 1 Human Organization 13
1 Chemistry of Life 13
2 Cell Structure and Function 39
3 Human Organization 59
Pt. 2 Maintenance of the Body 79
4 Digestive System and Nutrition 79
5 Composition and Function of Blood 107
6 Cardiovascular System 123
7 Lymphatic System and Immunity 141
8 Respiratory System 163
9 Urinary System and Excretion 183
Pt. 3 Movement and Support 203
10 Skeletal System 203
11 Muscular System 221
Pt. 4 Integration and Coordination in Humans 241
12 Nervous System 241
13 Senses 265
14 Endocrine System 287
Pt. 5 Human Reproduction 311
15 Reproductive System 311
16 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 333
AIDS Supplement 349
17 Development and Aging 357
Pt. 6 Human Genetics 379
18 Chromosomal Inheritance 379
19 Genes and Medical Genetics 397
20 DNA and Biotechnology 415
21 Cancer 437
Pt. 7 Human Evolution and Ecology 455
22 Evolution 455
23 Ecosystems 469
24 Population Concerns 489
App. A: Answer Key A-1
App. B Metric System A-8
App. C Table of Chemical Elements A-9
App. D Drugs of Abuse A-10
App. E Selected Types of Cancer A-12
App. F Acronyms A-17
App. G Internet Guide A-19
Glossary G-1
Credits C-1
Index I-1
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