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Nervous Tissue 11 Epithelial Tissue 12
Epithelial Membranes 12 Exocrine Glands 14 Connective Tissue 14
Organs and Systems 17
An Example of an Organ: The Skin 18 Systems 19
Body-Fluid Compartments 19
Summary 20 Review Activities 21 Related Websites 21
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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.