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Human biology

Author: C J Wallis
Publisher: Chichester, England : William Heinemann : Medical Books Ltd, 1976. ©1976
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wallis, C.J.
Human biology.
Chichester, England : William Heinemann ; Medical Books Ltd, ©1976
xii, 452 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Wallis
ISBN: 9781483141725 1483141721
OCLC Number: 899000031
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Human Biology; Copyright Page; FOREWORD TO THE SECOND EDITION; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Table of Contents; Chapter I. WHAT IS MAN?; THE ORIGIN OF MAN; MAN AN ORGANISM; MAN AN ANIMAL; MAN A MAMMAL; THE BODY AS A WHOLE; Chapter II. CELL STRUCTURE AND TISSUES; MITOSIS; TISSUES; EPITHELIAL TISSUES; CONNECTIVE TISSUES; MUSCULAR TISSUES; NERVOUS TISSUES; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter III. THE SKIN; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter IV. THE SKELETAL SYSTEM; OSSIFICATION AND THE GROWTH OF BONE; THE SKULL; THE VERTEBRAL COLUMN; THE RIBS; THE STERNUM; THE SCAPULA; THE CLAVICLE; THE PELVIC GIRDLE. BONES OF THE ARMBONES OF THE LEG; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter V. JOINTS; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter VI. MOVEMENT AND THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM; THE MUSCLES OF THE BODY; THE MECHANICS AND PHYSIOLOGY OF MUSCULAR MOVEMENT; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter VII. THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF FOODSTUFFS; PROTEINS; CARBOHYDRATES; FATS AND OILS; MINERAL SALTS; WATER; VITAMINS; ENZYMES; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter VIII. DIGESTION AND THE ALIMENTARY SYSTEM; I. THE MOUTH, PHARYNX AND OESOPHAGUS; II. THE STOMACH; III. THE SMALL INTESTINE; IV. THE PANCREAS; V. THE LIVER; VI. THE LARGE INTESTINE; Chapter IX. THE CARDIO-VASCULAR SYSTEM-I. THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF BLOODPRACTICAL WORK; Chapter X. THE CARDIO-VASCULAR SYSTEM-II; THE HEART AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE BLOOD VESSELS; THE HEART; THE PHYSIOLOGY OF HEART BEAT; ARTERIES, VEINS AND CAPILLARIES; HEART SURGERY; Chapter XI. THE CARDIO VASCULAR SYSTEM-III; THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD; Chapter XII. THE CARDIO VASCULAR SYSTEM-IV; THE CHIEF BLOOD VESSELS OF THE BODY; FUNCTIONS OF THE CARDIO VASCULAR SYSTEM; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XIII. THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND THE SPLEEN; THE SPLEEN; Chapter XIV. BREATHING, RESPIRATION AND VOICE; THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. BREATHING AND EXTERNAL RESPIRATIONTISSUE RESPIRATION; THE LARYNX, VOICE AND SPEECH; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XV. EXCRETION AND THE URINARY SYSTEM; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XVI. THE MAINTENANCE OF BODY TEMPERATURE; Chapter XVII. THE GENITAL SYSTEM AND REPRODUCTION; MALE ORGANS; THE FEMALE ORGANS; PUBERTY; FORMATION OF THE GAMETES; THE PHYSIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XVIII. NHERITANCE, VARIATION AND RACE; HEREDITY; SEX LINKAGE; VARIATION; RACES; Chapter XIX. CELL STRUCTURE AND THE CONCEPTS OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XX. HORMONES AND THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM. THE THYROIDTHE PARATHYROIDS; THE THYMUS; THE ADRENALS; THE PITUITARY; THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS; HORMONES OF THE TESTES AND OVARIES; HORMONES OF THE ALIMENTARY CANAL; Chapter XXI. THE SENSES; THE ORGANS OF SPECIAL SENSE; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XXII. THE NERVOUS SYSTEM; THE NATURE OF THE NERVE IMPULSE; THE BRAIN; THE CRANIAL NERVES; THE FUNCTIONS OF THE BRAIN; REFLEX ACTIONS; THE SPINAL CORD; THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; PRACTICAL WORK; Chapter XXIII. BASAL METABOLISM, FOOD AND DIET; BASAL METABOLISM; THE CALORIFIC VALUE OF FOOD; ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF THE BODY; DIET; BALANCED DIET.
Responsibility: C.J. Wallis.

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