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Human body [electronic resource] / written by Richard Walker.

Walker, Richard, 1951- (Author). Gale Group. (Added Author).


Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.

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  • ISBN: 9780756656102 (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 p.) : ill. (some col.).
  • Publisher: London ; DK Pub., c2009.

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General Note:
Description based on print version record.
"Some of the material in this book previously appeared in Eyewitness human body [by Steve Parker], published in 1993, 2004"--T.p. verso.
Accompanying material may include wall chart (58 x 80 cm. folded to 29 x 20 cm.).
"Explore the world of the human body-from tiny cells to amazing athletic feats"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The human body -- Myths, magic, and medicine -- Study and dissection -- The microscopic body -- Looking inside the body -- The body's framework -- Inside bones -- Joints between bones -- The body's muscles -- The moving body -- The nervous system -- The brain -- Inside the brain -- Skin and touch -- Eyes and seeing -- Ears and hearing -- Smell and taste -- Chemical messengers -- The heart -- In circulation -- The blood -- Breathing to live -- Inside the lungs -- Eating -- Digestion -- Waste disposal -- Male and female -- A new life -- Growth and development -- Future bodies -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary.
Subject: Human body.
Human physiology.
Human anatomy.
Electronic books.

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