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Biology Demystified (Paperback)

Biology Demystified (Paperback) - 03 edition

Biology Demystified (Paperback) - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780071410403

ISBN10: 0071410406

Biology Demystified (Paperback) by Dale Layman - ISBN 9780071410403
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Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Biology Demystified (Paperback) by Dale Layman - ISBN 9780071410403

ISBN13: 9780071410403

ISBN10: 0071410406

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 03
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  • Attractive and amusing icons for Biological Order versus Disorder provide and appealing framework for more easily categorizing the information
  • Includes a guide for pronouncing difficult biological terms
  • Frequent self-testing and review aids the reader in retaining and critical thinking about the basic life science facts
  • Multiple choice quizzes at the end of each chapter and a self-test at the end of each major section
  • Includes word etymology (original source) along with an illustration when applicable

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. The Coming of Biology
Chapter 2. Patterns of Life
Chapter 3. Evolution: From Dawn to Darwin
Test: Part 1


Chapter 4. Chemicals: The Tiniest Blocks
Chapter 5. Cells: The "Little Chambers" in Plants and Animals
Test: Part 2


Chapter 6. Bacteria and the "Homeless" Viruses
Chapter 7. The Protists: "First of All"
Chapter 8. The Fungi: Not Just Mushrooms!
Chapter 9. The Plants: "Kings and Queens" of the World of Green
Chapter 10. Invertebrates As Special Animals: "Have You No Spine?"
Chapter 11. The Arthropods: No Jointed Backbone, but "Jointed Feet"
Chapter 12. The Chordata: Animals with a "Chord" In Their "Back"
Test: Part 3


Chapter 13. Skins and Skeletons
Chapter 14. The Neuromuscular (Nerve-Muscle) Connection
Chapter 15. Glands and Their Hormone Messengers
Chapter 16. Blood and the Circulatory System
Chapter 17. Immune and Lymphatic Systems: "The Best Survival Offense Is a Good Defense!"
Chapter 18. The Respiratory System: Breath of Life
Chapter 19. "Getting the Goodies": Nutrition and the Digestive System
Chapter 20. Urine and (Gulp!) Sex in Animals
Test: Part 4
Final Exam

Appendix: Answers to Quiz, Test, and Final Exam Questions

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