The Handy Anatomy Answer Book (Google eBook)

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Visible Ink Press, 2008 - Reference - 362 pages
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From basic biology and the lymphatic system to human growth and development, this comprehensive reference?organized by systems of the body?makes the sometimes perplexing nature of anatomy understandable through an engaging question-and-answer format. In addition to the science itself, the people and history behind anatomy are discussed. More than 1,200 questions are answered, including Do identical twins have the same fingerprints? What are the primary sensations of taste? What is the integumentary system? and How many bones are in the human body?
  

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The copy of this book I got from my library seems to have been marinated in tobacco smoke - it literally stings my eyes to read it. Still, I soldiered through, because it is that useful, useful enough ... Read full review

Review: The Handy Anatomy Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book)

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The copy of this book I got from my library seems to have been marinated in tobacco smoke - it literally stings my eyes to read it. Still, I soldiered through, because it is that useful, useful enough ... Read full review

Contents

BACKGROUND FACTS
1
BASIC BIOLOGY
17
INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
41
SKELETAL SYSTEM
59
MUSCULAR SYSTEM
83
NERVOUS SYSTEM
105
SENSORY SYSTEM
141
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
161
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
233
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
251
URINARY SYSTEM
279
REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
291
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
311
GLOSSARY
335
INDEX
341
Back Cover
363

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
185
LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
209

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About the author (2008)

James Bobick is the head of the science and technology department at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Naomi Balaban is a science and reference librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. They are the coauthors of The Handy Biology Answer Book and The Handy Science Answer Book. They both live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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