Discussion Questions

1. Since phrase names are generally more descriptive of organisms than binomials, do you think they should be revived?

2. After Linnaeus organized all the genera known to him into classes, a number of other categories of classification between the level of kingdom and genus were added. Are these other categories really useful? Explain. Do you think biologists are justified in dividing the traditional Plant and Animal Kingdoms into six kingdoms, and would it make any significant difference to the world at large if they had not? Explain.

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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