Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide To Its Structure Funct

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Item#: 9781465480293
Author Walker & Parker
Cover Hardback
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An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and physiology processes.<
>This in-depth manual to the human body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help further your studies or knowledge of human anatomy how our bodies work.<
>Each page ofThe Human Body Book, updated to reflect the latest medical advances, is illustrated with colorful and comprehensive diagrams that are thoroughly annotated to take you right into the cells and fibers that are responsible for keeping the human body ticking.<
>The opening chapter, "Integrated Body," explains how the parts of the body work together at various levels of size and hierarchy to produce the living whole. It also contains an overview of the major body systems, enlivened by real-life 3D medical imaging of the entire body. The chapters that follow provide coverage of the body function by function, system by system. Eleven main body systems are covered in turn, with each section ending on common injuries, diseases, and disorders afflicting that system. The book concludes with a chapter on growth and development, which looks in detail at how the body changes over the course of a human lifespan.