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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
|Study Stalls||p. vi|
|An Introduction to Structure and Function||p. 1|
|The Digestive System||p. 17|
|The Circulatory System||p. 25|
|The Blood||p. 35|
|The Immune System||p. 41|
|The Respiratory System||p. 51|
|The Urinary System||p. 59|
|The Nervous System||p. 67|
|The Senses||p. 79|
|The Skeletal System||p. 91|
|The Muscular System||p. 97|
|The Endocrine System||p. 103|
|The Male Reproductive System||p. 115|
|The Female Reproductive System||p. 121|
|Principles of Ecology||p. 133|
|Environmental Issues: Population, Pollution, and Resources||p. 145|
|Biological Roots||p. 155|
|Appendix A The Metric System||p. 157|
|Appendix B Periodic Table of Elements||p. 158|
|Photo Credits||p. 169|
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