10th ed. - Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole a division of Thomson Learning, Inc., c2004.
xi, p. -804,  : ill. ; 28 cm.
Originally published as chapters 28, 33-44 in: Biology: the unity and diversity of life. 10th ed.
Includes index, glossary and appendix.
How plants and animals work
Animal tissues and organ systems
Integration and control: nervous systems
Integration and control: endocrine systems
Protection, support, and movement
Digestion and human nutrition
The internal environment
Principles of reproduction and development
Human reproduction and development.
Part of a set of volumes that investigate the unity and diversity of life, this is a shortened book of selected excerpted texts from Unit VI of "Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life". (source: Nielsen Book Data)