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Title:
Human biology
Author:
Starr, Cecie.
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Australia ; Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole-Thomson Learning, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
1 volume in various pagings : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 computer laser optical disk (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780534381448

9780534377137
Format :
Book

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Central Library QP34.5 .S727 2001 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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The most comprehensive and understandable presentation of the biology of the human body, Starr and McMillan's Fourth Edition of HUMAN BIOLOGY continues with the same clarity of writing and profound instructive value of illustrations as in previous editions. Popular and respected, this book provides sound science in an accessible style, bringing concepts of biology into the context of students' own bodies and lives.


Table of Contents

1 Microscopy
2 Chemistry of Life
3 Structure and Function of Living Cells
4 Diffusion, Osmosis, and the Significance of Biological Membranes
5 Enzymes: Catalysts of Life
6 Internal and External Structure of Mammals
7 Support and Movement: Structure and Function of Human Skeletal and Muscular System
8 Homeostasis
9 Structure of Digestive, Respiratory, and Circulation Systems
10 Structure of Urinary, Reproductive, and Nervous Systems
11 Human Blood and Circulation
12 Human Respiration
13 Human Sensations, Reflexes, and Reactions
14 Structure and Function of Sensory Organs
15 Reproduction and Development
16 Cell Reproduction
17 Human Inheritance
18 Nucleic Acids: Blueprints for Life
19 Evidence for Evolution
20 Human Impact on the Environment

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