Human Biology, Anatomy & Physiology for the Health Sciences, 2nd Edition

Wendi A. Roscoe

AVAILABLE FOR CANADIAN INSTITUTIONS ONLY. Previously published by Nelson. Written for pre-health courses, Human Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology for the Health Sciences focuses on human-related biology topics such as cells, metabolism, evolution, cell division, cancer, and infectious organisms, as well as the anatomy and physiology of each body system. Each physiological system chapter includes common pathological conditions relevant to healthcare. This popular text has been updated to include coverage on nutrition, sensory system, the effects of aging, practical application questions, and lab activities that can be completed online or in any lab. Class-tested, this text has been praised by students as clear, concise, and easy to understand. Author Wendi Roscoe has taken care to write a book that is truly engaging and relevant for students, using examples of diseases and conditions that students can relate to, while not compromising the depth and breadth of content required for introductory courses.

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Content Type

Textbook

Student Price

$99

Publisher

Nelson

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Table of Contents for Human Biology, Anatomy & Physiology for the Health Sciences, 2nd Edition

  • Front Matter
  • Chapter 1: Introduction, Anatomy terms, and Homeostasis
  • Chapter 2: Biological Molecules
  • Chapter 3: Cells
  • Chapter 4: Metabolism
  • Chapter 5: Mitosis, Cancer and Meiosis
  • Chapter 6: Genetic Inheritance
  • Chapter 7: Evolution
  • Chapter 8: DNA Structure and Function
  • Chapter 9: Gene Expression
  • Chapter 10: Biotechnology
  • Chapter 11: Tissues
  • Chapter 12: Skin
  • Chapter 13: Skeletal System

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