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Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. Learn about the different types of muscle tissues in this t..

Adaptive Radiation
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The diversification of several new species from a recent ancestral source, each adapted to utilize or occupy a vacant ad..

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication
Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

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Direct and indirect physiologic effects of growth hormone
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