Human Body

Human Body

Book - 2001
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Dorling Kindersley Pub
Human Body is a concise guide to the structure, functions, and disorders of the body. Using full-color, highly detailed illustrations and clear, accessible language, this book is a fascinating introduction to how the body works and what may go wrong. The first part, Anatomy of the Human Body, begins with a medical atlas that shows how the parts of the body fit together. Each individual body system -- such as the skeletal and digestive systems -- is then fully illustrated and explained in detail. A compelling section on the human life cycle examines the changes in the body from conception to old age. In the second part of the book, Diseases and Disorders, some of the most common disorders are described and illustrated, system by system, with explanations of exactly what goes wrong and why. Medical conditions covered include infections, injuries, and cancer. Finally, there is a concise glossary of medical terms.

Baker & Taylor
Documents every part, organ, and system of the human body and explains how they work, and includes descriptions of common disorders and ailments, a glossary of terms, and more than seven hundred color illustrations with captions.

Baker
& Taylor

More than seven hundred full-color photographs and illustrations, complete with captions and labels, document every part, organ, and system of the human body and explain how they work, accompanied by descriptions of common disorders and ailments affecting the human body and a handy glossary of terms. Original.

Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2001
Edition: First US edition
ISBN: 9780789479884
0789479885
Branch Call Number: 611.022 HUMAN
Characteristics: 448 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc
Notes: Includes index

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