Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues (Global ed)
By: Michael D. Johnson (author)Paperback
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1. Human Biology, Science, and Society 2. The Chemistry of Living Things 3. Structure and Function of Cells 4. From Cells to Organ Systems 5. The Skeletal System 6. The Muscular System 7. Blood 8. Heart and Blood Vessels 9. The Immune System and Mechanisms of Defense 10. The Respiratory System. Exchange of Gases 11. The Nervous System. Integration and Control 12. Sensory Mechanisms 13. The Endocrine System 14. The Digestive System and Nutrition 15. The Urinary System 16. Reproductive Systems 17. Cell Reproduction and Differentiation 18. Cancer. Uncontrolled Cell Division and Differentiation 19. Genetics and Inheritance 20. DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering 21. Development, Maturation, Aging, and Death 22. Evolution and the Origins of Life 23. Ecosystems and Populations 24. Human Impacts, Biodiversity, and Environmental Issues Glossary G-1 Answers to Figure Check, Quick Check, and Test Yourself Questions A-1 Credits C-1 Index I-1
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