Human Biology with CD-ROM / Edition 5

Human Biology with CD-ROM / Edition 5

by Cecie Starr, Beverly McMillan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534387985

ISBN-13: 9780534387983

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The most comprehensive and understandable presentation of the biology of the human body, Starr and McMillan's Fourth Edition of HUMAN BIOLOGY continues with the same clarity of writing and profound instructive value of illustrations as in previous editions. Popular and respected, this book provides sound science in an accessible style, bringing concepts of biology

Overview

The most comprehensive and understandable presentation of the biology of the human body, Starr and McMillan's Fourth Edition of HUMAN BIOLOGY continues with the same clarity of writing and profound instructive value of illustrations as in previous editions. Popular and respected, this book provides sound science in an accessible style, bringing concepts of biology into the context of students' own bodies and lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534387983
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
5TH BK&CDR
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
9.32(w) x 10.42(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1. Learning About Human Biology. 2. The Chemistry of Life. 3. Cells. 4. Introduction to Tissues, Organ Systems, and Homeostasis. 5. The Skeletal System. 6. The Muscular System. 7. Digestion and Nutrition. 8. Blood. 9. The Circulatory System. 10. Immunity. 11. The Respiratory System. 12. The Urinary System. 13. The Nervous System. 14. Sensory Systems. 15. The Endocrine System. 16. Reproductive Systems. 17. Development and Aging. 18. Life at Risk: Infectious Disease. 19. Cell Reproduction. 20. Observable Patterns of Inheritance. 21. Chromosomes and Human Genetics. 22. DNA, Genes, and Genetic Engineering. 23. Cancer: A Case Study of Genes and Disease. 24. Principles of Evolution. 25. Ecosystems. Appendices. I. Concepts in Cell Metabolism. II. Periodic Table of the Elements. III. Units of Measure. IV. Answers to Genetics Problems. V. Answers to Self-Quizzes. VI. Key to Critical Thinking Questions. Glossary of Biological Terms. Index. Applications Index.

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