Visit our web page at http://www.mhhe.com/botany for interesting case studies, practice quizzes, current articles, and animations within the Online Learning Center to help you understand the material in this chapter. You'll also find active links to these topics:
Biomes and Environmental Habitats
Temperate Forests Savannah Grasslands Deserts
Tropical Rain Forests
Tropical Rain Forests and Land Use Issues
Tropical Forests and Extinction
North American Habitats and Extinction Issues
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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.