Body: The Complete Human : how it Grows, how it Works, and how to Keep it Healthy and Strong
Body: The Complete Human explains each of a person’s working systems in a practical, interactive way. In over 400 images, diagrams and illustrations, the amazing diversity of the body is shown in rich visuals, such as the highly magnified view of a cancer cell, or blood platelets. Well-organized into 13 chapters, authoritative text is punctuated by sidebars, boxes, and cross references that clearly and reliably explain anatomy and function. With links to the highly-trafficked National Geographic website and reflecting the National Geographic Channel’s incredibly successful show "The Living Body," this comprehensive reference utilizes top experts in the field to highlight the latest advances in health and medicine.
This volume is an essential for students, families, and anyone with an interest in health or fitness.
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Long known for stunning photography and quality prose, the National Geographic Society brings those qualities to bear on this enthralling exploration of the human body. In 13 chapters (and an epilogue ... Read full review
LiBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGINGINPUBLICATION DATA
THE CELL 14 INHERITANCE 24 DEVELOPMENT
THE SKIN 46 HEALING 54 CHANGES 62 THE HAIR 64 THE NAILS
THE S KELET ON 70 THE BONES 76 CONNECTIONS
THE SKULL 90 THE TEET H 94 THE SPIN E 96 HAN DS FEET
THE MUSCLES 106 SKELETAL MUSCLE 110 MOVEMENT 1 16