Biology: A Functional Approach

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Nelson Thornes, 1986 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 693 pages
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Cells and organisms - Energy - Homeostastis - Response and co-ordination - Reproduction - Development - Heredity - Genes and development - Evolution _
 

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This book is very informative and educational, however, during the course of reading my under garments collected a mixture of feaces, sweetcorn, potato peelings and blood during the course of reading. I eventually resorted to having multiple orgasms to pass the time and pain.
I hope this review helps out any potential buyers.
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Contents

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN CELLS 12 The cell theory An I I animal cell as seen with the light microscope A plant cell as seen with the light
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TISSUES ORGANS AND ORGANIZATION 32 Classification oftissues
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THE CHEMICALS OF LIFE 58 Water 58 Water as a solvent Waters
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CHEMICAL REACTIONS IN CELLS 8i Analysing metabolic pathways
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HETEROTROPHIC NUTRITION 124 General Considerations
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Physical and chemical digestion How digestive enzymes work Absorption
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TRANSPORT IN ANIMALS 162 Blood 162 Plasma Red blood cells
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TEMPERATURE REGULATION 232 How heat is lost and gained
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CHAPTER l9 RECEPTION OF STIMLL1298 Sensory Cells 299 Functioning
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EFFECTORS 314 Different types of muscle Properties of Skeletal
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Propulsion in fishes Support in fishes Buoyancy in teleost fishes Stability in fishes
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bacterial conjugation Evolutionary development of gametes The spermatozoon The
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THE LIFE CYCLE 406 The life cycle of the human Alternation
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THE ORGANISM AND ITS ENVIRONMENT 519 From biosphere to Part VI
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EVOLUTION IN EVIDENCE 56o Darwin and the theory
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THE MECHANISM OF EVOLUTION 588 Summary of Darwins
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CHAPTER I DEFENCE AGAINST DISEASE 25o Preventing entry Phagocytosis
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NERYOLS AND HORMONAL COMMUNICATION 262
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