Human Biology

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-30
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Human Biology, Tenth Edition..Sylvia S. Mader.Susanna Nelson Longenbaker.Kimberly Ippolito.Linda Smith Staton..0-07-337798-8 / 978-0-337798-8 / 2010 / Softcover...New to this Edition.� Team of contributors, with various areas of specialty, joins Dr. Mader. Susanna Longenbaker, Kimberly Ippolito, and Linda Smith Staton have joined Dr. Mader in revising the 11th edition of Human Biology. ..� Case studies have been added to every chapter. The case study is introduced on the chapter opener and is revisited 3 times throughout the chapter...� Two new boxed readings have been added � Historical Focus and Have You Ever Wondered?...Features..� 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.......Contents..Chapter 1: Exploring Life and Science..Part I: Human Organization.Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life.Chapter 3: Cell Structure and Function.Chapter 4: Organization and Regulation of Body Systems..Part II: Maintenance of the Human Body.Chapter 5: Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels.Chapter 6: Cardiovascular System: Blood.Chapter 7: Lymphatic System and Immunity.Chapter 8: Digestive System and Nutrition.Chapter 9: Respiratory System.Chapter 10: Urinary System and Excretion..Part III: Movement and Support in Humans.Chapter 11: Skeletal System.Chapter 12: Muscular System..Part IV: Integration and Coordination in Humans.Chapter 13: Nervous System.Chapter 14: Senses.Chapter 15: Endocrine System..Part V: Reproduction in Humans.Chapter 16: Reproductive System.AIDS Supplement.Chapter 17: Development and Aging..Part VI: Human Genetics.Chapter 18: Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance.Chapter 19: Cancer.Chapter 20: Patterns of Genetic Inheritance.Chapter 21: DNA Biology and Technology..Part VII: Human Evolution and Ecology.Chapter 22: Human Evolution.Chapter 23: Global Ecology and Human Interferences.Chapter 24: Human Population, Planetary Resources, and Conservation ..

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
Endocrine System
Reproduction in Humans
Reproductive System
Development and Aging
Human Genetics
Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance
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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