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View the document View the PDF document Human Physiology
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View the document View the PDF document The Urinary System, Ch 10: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the main functions and organs of the urinary system, the process the body uses to form urine and how it relates to water-salt balance, and some common diseases of the kidneys such as UTI's.
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View the document View the PDF document The Respiratory System, Ch 11: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the mechanics of the lungs during breathing and the role of the respiratory system in maintaining homeostasis. Additionally it gives information on some common infections and disorders of the respiratory system such as respiratory distress syndrome and COPD.
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View the document View the PDF document The Gastroinestinal System, Ch 12: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This article describes the basic functions of the Gastrointesintal system.
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View the document View the PDF document Nutrition, Ch 13: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the three major macronutrients in the human diet: protein, carbohydrates, and lipids. It also has a summary of many of the essential vitamins and minerals in the human body and some common nutritional disorders.
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View the document View the PDF document The Endocrine System, Ch 14: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This resource describes common glands and hormones used in the endocrine sysem, including the adrenal and endocrine glands, and antagonistic hormones.
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View the document View the PDF document The Female Reproductive System, Ch 16: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter goes through the external and internal female genitals, detailing the structure and function of each organ. It also covers the menstrual cycle, causes and treatments for infertility, birth control, and some common diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system.
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View the document View the PDF document The Male Reproductive System, Ch 15: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the structure and function of various organs in the male reproductive system and functions of the system as a whole. Additionally it provides information on the changes experienced in puberty and some common problems of the male reproductive system.
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View the document View the PDF document Pregnancy and Birth, Ch 17, Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter gives a detailed description of the changes in the developing human fetus and its mother during pregnancy. It also talks about the birthing process, some risks of pregnancy, and some tips to stay healthy during pregnancy.
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View the document View the PDF document Genetics and Inheritance, Ch 18: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the basics of DNA like transcription, atranslation, and inheritance, as well as some examples of genetic diseases and disorders and genetic engineering.
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View the document View the PDF document Development-Birth throught Death, Ch 19: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the basic mechanisms behind growth like hormones and apoptosis. Then it describes the physiological changes a person would experience in their life as they go from the neonatal period, to infancy, to adolescence, to adulthood, to menopause, and finally to old age.
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View the document View the PDF document Introduction, Ch 1: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers positive & negative feedback and pathways that alter homeostasis before discussing how each organ system contributes to homeostasis in the body.
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View the document View the PDF document Cell Physiology, Ch 2: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the various components of the cell and how they relate to both the transport of biomolecules and cell metabolism. Additionally it gives a detailed overview of the ways cells usilize biomolecules for energy
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View the document View the PDF document Integumentary System, Ch 3: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the components of the integumentary system: skin, hair, nails, and glands, and discusses the composition and function of each component.
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View the document View the PDF document The Nervous System, Ch 4, Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the structure, function, and excitatory and inhibitory processes of neurons. It also goes over the various components of the brain and how they relate to its function.
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View the document View the PDF document The Senses, Ch5: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter covers the physiological basis of the five human senses (taste, smell, vision, hearing, and touch). It gives the structure of the various organs used for each sense in addition to some common diseases and disorders.
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View the document View the PDF document The Muscular System, CH 6: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This chapter first covers the types of muscles before moving into the mechanism behind contraction and sliding filament theory. It then discusses muscle injury and muscle disorders.
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View the document View the PDF document Blood Physiology, Ch 7: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This text gives an overview of blood, covering its composition, its role in homeostasis, the ABO group system, and some common blood diseases.
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View the document View the PDF document The Cardiovascular System, Ch 8: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This text covers the composition and function of the various components of the cardiovascular system in addition to the cardiac cycle, the electric mechanism by which the heart beats, and some common heart diseases.
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View the document View the PDF document The Immune System, Ch 9: Human Physiology
Resource Description: This article describes the basics of the Immune System including the Lymphatic system and antibody production.
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