9780470569191

Visualizing Human Biology, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470569191

  • ISBN10:

    0470569190

  • Edition: 3
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Medical professionals will be able to connect the science of biology to their own lives through the stunning visuals in Visualizing Human Biology. The important concepts of human biology are presented as they relate to the world we live in. The role of the human in the environment is stressed throughout, ensuring that topics such as evolution, ecology, and chemistry are introduced in a non-threatening and logical fashion. Illustrations and visualization features are help make the concepts easier to understand. Medical professionals will appreciate this visual and concise approach.

Table of Contents

What is Life?
Where Do We Come From and Where Do We Fit?
Everyday Chemistry of Life
Cells: Organization and Communication
Tissues
The Skeleto-muscular System
The Nervous System
The Special Senses
Immunity and the Lymphatic System
Infectious Disease and Epidemiology
Cancer
The Cardiovascular System
The Respiratory System: Movement of Air
Nutrition: You Are What You Eat
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Endocrine System and Development
The Reproductive Systems: Maintaining the Species
Pregnancy: Development from Conception to Newborn
Inheritance, Genetics, and Molecular Biology
Populations Evolve in Ecosystems
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