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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791077382
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: Your Body, how It Works Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Denton A. Cooley 6

1 Chemicals That Run the Body 10

2 Hormones 15

3 The Endocrine Glands 27

4 Blood Glucose Levels 40

5 Growth and Metabolism 51

6 Reproduction 64

7 Stress 75

8 Mineral Balance and Blood Pressure 87

Appendix: Conversion Chart 105

Glossary 106

Bibliography 113

Further Resources 116

Picture Credits 118

Index 119

About the Author 125

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