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Preface. To the Student. UNIT 1: ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Human Body. Chapter 2: The Chemical Level of Organization. Chapter 3: The Cellular Level of Organization. Chapter 4: The Tissue Level of Organization. Chapter 5: The Integumentary System. UNIT 2: PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT AND MOVEMENT. Chapter 6: The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue. Chapter 7: The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton. Chapter 8: The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton. Chapter 9: Joints. Chapter 10: Muscle Tissue. Chapter 11: The Muscular System. UNIT 3: CONTROL SYSTEMS OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 12: Nervous Tissue. Chapter 13: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. Chapter 14: The Brain and Cranial Nerves. Chapter 15: Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems. Chapter 16: The Special Senses. Chapter 17: The Autonomic Nervous System. Chapter 18: The Endocrine System. UNIT 4: MAINTENANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 19: The Cardiovascular System: The Blood. Chapter 20: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart. Chapter 21: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics. Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity. Chapter 23: The Respiratory System. Chapter 24: The Digestive System. Chapter 25: Metabolism. Chapter 26: The Urinary System. Chapter 27: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis. UNIT 5: CONTINUITY. Chapter 28: The Reproductive Systems. Chapter 29: Development and Inheritance. Appendix A: Measurements. Appendix B: Periodic Table. Appendix C: Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests. Appendix D: Answers. Glossary. Credits. Index.