9780077366773

Loose Leaf Version for Human Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077366773

  • ISBN10:

    0077366778

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 6/30/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

Dr. Sylvia Mader's succinct, precise writing style. Sylvia's writing is what has earned her a reputation as one of the most successful introductory biology textbook authors ever, and it is the most compelling feature of this text.Updated Boxed Readings Throughout --Human Biology features three different types of boxed readings. Theses readings have been thoroughly updated by Dr. Mader, as well as experts in the field, throughout the book to remain current.A complete set of chapter learning aids includes a listing of chapter concepts, brief concept summaries within the chapter, boldface key terms, summary, and objective questions. Students value tools within the text that help them grasp the concepts.Customize this book through Primis Online! This title is tentatively planned to be part of the Primis Online Database: www.mhhe.com/primis/online Benefit : Professors can customize this book to meet their exact needs and mix and match with other items on Primis Online--allowing them maximum choice and flexibility. Instructors can choose between two delivery formats: custom printed books (in black and white) or custom eBooks (in color).Emphasis on Homeostasis -- Homeostasis is emphasized throughout the text. The homeostasis sections at the end of specific chapters and the accompanying homeostasis illustrations, have been revised for greater clarity and explain in depth how the body systems work together to maintain homeostasis.

Table of Contents

Exploring Life and Science
Human Organization
Chemistry of Life
Cell Structure and Function
Organization and Regulation of Body Systems
Maintenance of the Human Body
Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels
Cardiovascular System: Blood
Lymphatic System and Immunity
Digestive System and Nutrition
Respiratory System
Urinary System and Excretion
Movement and Support in Humans
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Integration and Coordination in Humans
Nervous System
Senses
Endocrine System
Reproduction in Humans
Reproductive System
Development and Aging
Human Genetics
Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance
Cancer
Patterns of Genetic Inheritance
DNA Biology and Technology
Human Evolution and Ecology
Human Evolution
Global Ecology
Human Population, Planetary Resources, and Conservation
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