Human Body Systems by Daniel D. ChirasHuman Body Systems by Daniel D. Chiras

Human Body Systems

byDaniel D. Chiras

Paperback | June 12, 2012

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Human Body Systems: Structure, Function, and Environment is an informative primer that focuses on the organ systems within the human body, and their part in health and disease. Focusing primarily on the organ systems that comprise the body, readers will learn the main parts of each system and how they operate, as well as what happens when things go wrongAn ideal supplement to any Human Biology, A & P, or Microbiology course, it covers:NutritionDigestionCirculation and BloodImmunityRespirationSensesUrinary SystemNervous SystemSkeletal and Muscular SystemsEndocrine and Reproductive SystemsThe text closes with a brief discussion of ecology and environmental issues that affect the way humans live and interact with the world around them.
Dan Chiras, Ph.D. is world-renown educator and author of 30 books on environmental science, natural resource conservation, sustainability, renewable energy, environmental education, and green building. He has taught at the University of Colorado at Denver, University of Denver, University of Colorado in Boulder, University of Washingt...
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Title:Human Body SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.87 × 8.37 × 0.25 inPublished:June 12, 2012Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1449647936

ISBN - 13:9781449647933

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Table of Contents

Module 1 Introduction to Structure and Function Module 2 Nutrition Module 3 The Digestive System Module 4 The Circulatory System Module 5 The Blood Module 6 The Immune System Module 7 The Respiratory System Module 8 The Urinary System Module 9 The Nervous System Module 10 The Senses Module 11 The Skeletal System Module 12 The Muscular System Module 13 The Endocrine System Module 14 The Male Reproductive System Module 15 The Female Reproductive System Module 16 Principles of Ecology Module 17 Environmental Issues: Population, Pollution, and Resources Biological Roots Appendix A The Metric System Appendix B Periodic Table of Elements