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Wandering cells, 151 Warm receptors, 457-58 Warren, J. Robin, 701 Wart, 189

Washington, George, 785 Water absorption in intestine, 721-23,

722t, 726 in cells, 49, 50t polar nature of, 47, 864 reabsorption in renal tubule, 836-37, 837, 838t, 839-40, 840, 861, 864 requirements of athletes, 768 requirements of organisms, 5, 6t sources of body water, 860 space-filling model of, 60 structure of, 42, 45, 47 Water balance, 857, 859-64 disorders of, 862-63, 862, 863, 863t Water intake, 859, 860

regulation of, 859-60, 860t Water intoxication, 862, 863, 867 Water of metabolism, 859, 860 Water output, 860-61, 861 regulation of, 861, 861t Water retention, 519 Water-soluble vitamins, 750,

753-57, 758t Weaning, 923 Weber test, 477 Weight control, 739 Weightlifting, 314 Weight loss, 748 Werner syndrome, 971 West Nile virus, 676 Wharton's duct, 695 Wheezing, 801 Whiplash, 410, 440 White blood cell(s), 65, 71-72, 74, 78, 101, 155, 158-59, 159, 208, 535, 547, 548, 560t, 561, 660, 660t alterations in, 558t protection against infection,

557, 557, 558 types of, 553-56, 556, 557 White blood cell concentrates, 574 White blood cell count, 557-58,1032 differential, 557-58, 1032

White fibers, 152, 154t, 313-14 White forelock, 180, 982 Whitehead, 180, 180t White matter, 267, 396, 402, 403,

404, 1010 White meat, 314 White pulp, of spleen, 658, 658 White rami, 438-49, 442 Whooping cough, 558t, 670 Widow's peak, 982, 982 Wild-type, 983 Wilson disease, 845 Wisdom teeth, 693 Withdrawal pain, 385 Withdrawal reflex, 403, 405 Wound healing, 100, 142,

185, 186 Wrinkles, 19, 21, 187, 967, 970 Wrist joint, 276, 281t

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

Keep Your Weight In Check During The Holidays

A time for giving and receiving, getting closer with the ones we love and marking the end of another year and all the eating also. We eat because the food is yummy and plentiful but we don't usually count calories at this time of year. This book will help you do just this.

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