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Biology of Humans

Biology of Humans - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0321551931

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ISBN13: 978-0321551931
ISBN10: 0321551931
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Edition: 3RD 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
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Biology of Humans - 3RD 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321551931

Judith Goodenough, Robert A. Wallace and Betty A. McGuire

ISBN13: 978-0321551931
ISBN10: 0321551931
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Edition: 3RD 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues, 3/e is a book for human biology students, and in some cases, students in applied medical or nursing specializations. This lively narrative personalizes the study of human biology with a friendly writing style, stunning art, abundant applications, and tools to help students develop critical-thinking skills. With clarity, currency, and consistency, the authors give students a conceptual framework for understanding how their bodies work and for dealing with issues relevant to human health in the modern world. Students will gain an appreciation for the intricacy of human biology and the place of humans in the ecosphere.Humans in the World of Biology, Chemistry Comes to Life, Special Topic: Food Safety,The Cell, Body Organization and omeostasis, The Skeletal System, The Muscular System, Neurons: The Matter of the Mind ,The Nervous System, Special Topic: Drugs and the Mind, Sensory Systems, The Endocrine System, Blood, The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems, Body Defense Mechanisms, Special Topic: Infectious Disease,The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Special Topic: Nutrition and Weight Control, The Urinary System, Reproductive Systems, Development Through Life, Special Topic: Autism, Chromosomes and Cell Division, Special Topics: Stem Cells-The Body's Repair Kit, Genetics and Inheritance, DNA and Biotechnology, Evolution and our Heritage, Ecology, The Environment, and Us, Human Populations, Limited Resources, and Pollution.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of human biology

Table of Contents

1. Humans in the World of Biology 2. Chemistry Comes to Life 2a. Special Topics: Food Safety 3. The Cell 4. Body Organization and Homeostasis 5. The Skeletal System 6. The Muscular System 7. Neurons: The Matter of the Mind 8. The Nervous System 8a. Special Topic: Drugs and the Mind 9. Sensory Systems 10. The Endocrine System 11. Blood 12. The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System 13. Body Defense Mechanisms 13a. Special Topic: Infectious Disease 14. The Respiratory System 15. The Digestive System 16. The Urinary System 17. Reproductive Systems 18. Development Through Life 18a. Special Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorders 19. Chromosomes and Cell Division 19a. Special Topics: Stem Cells --A Repair Kit for the Body 20. Genetics and Human Inheritance 21. DNA and Biotechnology 21a. Special Topic: Cancer 22. Evolution and Our Heritage 23. Ecology, The Environment, and Us 24. Human Populations, Limited Resources, and Pollution
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