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Human Body Systems: Structure, Function, and Environment

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781449647933

ISBN10:
1449647936
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2012
Publisher(s):
Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Summary

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

Table of Contents

Introductionp. v
Study Stallsp. vi
An Introduction to Structure and Functionp. 1
Nutritionp. 9
The Digestive Systemp. 17
The Circulatory Systemp. 25
The Bloodp. 35
The Immune Systemp. 41
The Respiratory Systemp. 51
The Urinary Systemp. 59
The Nervous Systemp. 67
The Sensesp. 79
The Skeletal Systemp. 91
The Muscular Systemp. 97
The Endocrine Systemp. 103
The Male Reproductive Systemp. 115
The Female Reproductive Systemp. 121
Principles of Ecologyp. 133
Environmental Issues: Population, Pollution, and Resourcesp. 145
Biological Rootsp. 155
Appendix A The Metric Systemp. 157
Appendix B Periodic Table of Elementsp. 158
Indexp. 159
Photo Creditsp. 169
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