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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Organization and General Plan of the Body
Chapter 2: Some Basic Chemistry
Chapter 3: Cells
Chapter 4: Tissues and Membranes
Chapter 5: The Integumentary System
Chapter 6: The Skeletal System
Chapter 7: The Muscular System
Chapter 8: The Nervous System
Chapter 9: The Senses
Chapter 10: The Endocrine System
Chapter 11: Blood
Chapter 12: The Heart
Chapter 13: The Vascular System
Chapter 14: The Lymphatic System and Immunity
Chapter 15: The Respiratory System
Chapter 16: The Digestive System
Chapter 17: Body Temperature and Metabolism
Chapter 18: The Urinary System
Chapter 19: Fluid–Electrolyte and Acid–Base Balance
Chapter 20: The Reproductive Systems
Chapter 21: Human Development and Genetics
Chapter 22: An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease
Appendix A Units of Measure
Appendix B Abbreviations
Appendix C Normal Values for SomeCommonly Used Blood Tests
Appendix D Normal Values for SomeCommonly Used Urine Tests
Appendix E Eponymous Terms
Appendix F Prefixes, Combining Word Roots,and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology
Appendix G Answers to Illustration Questions