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Student Study Guide for Use with Understanding the Human Body / Edition 1

Student Study Guide for Use with Understanding the Human Body / Edition 1


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This text offers the "basics" of anatomy and physiology. Each concept is presented in a manner which highlights fundamental concepts first. As discussion progresses, more details are added to enhance learning. This method encourages students to understand- not memorize-the workings of the human body. Application of concepts is encouraged throughout the text to challenge students to develop their problem-solving skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801671982
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 12/01/1993
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.74(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Human Body
2 Chemistry, Matter and Life
3 Cell Structures and Their Functions
4 Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
5 The Integumentary System
6 The Skeleton-Bones and Joints
7 The Muscular System
8 The Nervous System
9 The General and Special Senses
10 The Endocrine System
11 Blood
12 The Heart
13 Blood Vessels and Circulation
14 The Lymphatic System and Immunity
15 The Respiratory System
16 The Digestive System
17 Nutrition, Metabolism and Body Temperature
18 The Urinary System and Fluid Balance
19 The Reproductive System
20 Development and Heredity
21 Infectious Diseases
A. Some Common Disorders Caused by Pathogens
B. Table of Measurements
C. Answers to Chapter Tests

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