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Title:
Human body / written by Steve Parker.
Call Number:
SHARED SYSTEM
Publication Date:
2004.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publisher:
New York : DK Pub., 2004.
Physical Description:
72 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Human body -- In the image of the gods -- Discussion and dissection -- Microscopic body -- Body's framework -- Inside bones -- Joints between bones -- Body's muscles -- Moving body -- Breathing to live -- Inside the lungs -- Heart -- Blood circulation -- Blood -- Eating and digestion -- Stomach, liver, and intestines -- Getting rid of wastes -- Body chemistry -- Males and females -- New life -- Birth and bady -- Growth and development -- Skin and touch -- Eyes and seeing -- Ears and hearing -- Smell and taste -- Nervous system -- Brain -- Inside the brain -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary:
Text and illustrations present information on the parts of the body and how they work. Be an eyewitness to the amazing world of your body -- from the incredible framework of the skeleton to the millions of tiny cells that make your body work. Discover how muscles help us move. See the network of nerves inside your head. Find out how X-rays work.
Horizon Bib Number:
991766
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