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School of Acute and Continuing care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow
Common prefixes, suffixes and roots SECTION 1 The body and its constituents 1 Introduction to the human body 2 Introduction to the chemistry of life 3 The cells, tissues and organisation of the body SECTION 2 Communication 4 The blood 5 The cardiovascular system 6 The lymphatic system 7 The nervous system 8 The special senses 9 The endocrine system SECTION 3 Intake of raw materials and the elimination of waste 10 The respiratory system 11 Introduction to nutrition 12 The digestive system 13 The urinary system SECTION 4 Protection and survival 14 The skin. 15 Resistance and immunity 16 The musculoskeletal system 17 Introduction to genetics. 18 The reproductive systems Glossary Normal values Bibliography Index