Human Body Systems / Edition 2

Human Body Systems / Edition 2

by Daniel D. Chiras
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1449647936

ISBN-13: 9781449647933

Pub. Date: 05/29/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Human Body Systems: Structure, Function, and Environment is an informative primer that focuses on the organ systems within the human body, and their part in health and disease.

The ideal supplement to any Human Biology, A & P, or Microbiology course, it covers:
-Nutrition
-Digestion
-Circulation and Blood
-Immunity
-Respiration
-Senses

Overview

Human Body Systems: Structure, Function, and Environment is an informative primer that focuses on the organ systems within the human body, and their part in health and disease.

The ideal supplement to any Human Biology, A & P, or Microbiology course, it covers:
-Nutrition
-Digestion
-Circulation and Blood
-Immunity
-Respiration
-Senses
-Urinary System
-Nervous System
- Skeletal and Muscular Systems
- Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

It closes with a brief discussion of ecology and environmental issues that affect the way humans live and interact with the world around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449647933
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
05/29/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
881,290
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction v

Study Stalls vi

Module 1 An Introduction to Structure and Function 1

Module 2 Nutrition 9

Module 3 The Digestive System 17

Module 4 The Circulatory System 25

Module 5 The Blood 35

Module 6 The Immune System 41

Module 7 The Respiratory System 51

Module 8 The Urinary System 59

Module 9 The Nervous System 67

Module 10 The Senses 79

Module 11 The Skeletal System 91

Module 12 The Muscular System 97

Module 13 The Endocrine System 103

Module 14 The Male Reproductive System 115

Module 15 The Female Reproductive System 121

Module 16 Principles of Ecology 133

Module 17 Environmental Issues: Population, Pollution, and Resources 145

Biological Roots 155

Appendix A The Metric System 157

Appendix B Periodic Table of Elements 158

Index 159

Photo Credits 169

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