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ABOUT BIOLOGY DEMYSTIFIED:
* A college biology professor presents the fundamental facts, concepts, and principles of biology in an attractive and amusing framework
* Great for anyone with an interest in biology, biotechnology, medicine, or the environment
* Coverage includes both the anatomy and physiology of organisms as well as ecology and environmental relationships between organisms
* Includes a pronunciation guide for difficult biological terms
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Table of ContentsPREFACEPART 1: GETTING READY FOR BIOLOGY Chapter 1. The Coming of Biology Chapter 2. Patterns of Life Chapter 3. Evolution: From Dawn to Darwin Test: Part 1 PART 2: THE UNIVERSAL BUILDING BLOCKS OF LIFE Chapter 4. Chemicals: The Tiniest Blocks Chapter 5. Cells: The "Little Chambers" in Plants and Animals Test: Part 2 PART 3: THE FIVE KINGDOMS OF LIFE, PLUS VIRUSES Chapter 6. Bacteria and the "Homeless" Viruses Chapter 7. The Protists: "First of All" Chapter 8. The Fungi: Not Just Mushrooms! Chapter 9. The Plants: "Kings and Queens" of the World of Green Chapter 10. Invertebrates As Special Animals: "Have You No Spine?" Chapter 11. The Arthropods: No Jointed Backbone, but "Jointed Feet" Chapter 12. The Chordata: Animals with a "Chord" In Their "Back" Test: Part 3 PART 4: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ANIMALS Chapter 13. Skins and Skeletons Chapter 14. The Neuromuscular (Nerve-Muscle) Connection Chapter 15. Glands and Their Hormone Messengers (and more...)