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Table of Contents
1 Exploring Life and Science
Part I Human Organization
Part II Maintenance of the Human Body5 Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels6 Cardiovascular System: Blood7 Lymphatic System and Immunity8 Digestive System and Nutrition9 Respiratory System10 Urinary System and Excretion
Part III Movement and Support in Humans11 Skeletal System12 Muscular System
Part IV Integration and Coordination in Humans13 Nervous System14 Senses15 Endocrine System
Part V Reproduction in Humans16 Reproductive System17 Development and Aging
Part VI Human Genetics18 Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance19 Cancer20 Patterns of Genetic Inheritance21 DNA Biology and Technology
Part VII Human Evolution and Ecology22 Human Evolution23 Global Ecology24 Human Population, Planetary Resources, and Conservation