Human Body

by Dorling Kindersley

Dorling Kindersley Ltd. | July 26, 2001 | Trade Paperback

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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. 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 * Over 700 color photos and illustrations show every part of the body * Includes a glossary of medical terms.

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: July 26, 2001

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0789479885

ISBN - 13: 9780789479884

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Human Body

by Dorling Kindersley

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: July 26, 2001

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0789479885

ISBN - 13: 9780789479884

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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. 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 * Over 700 color photos and illustrations show every part of the body * Includes a glossary of medical terms.
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