A unique view of the human body in stunning
The Human Body Close-up provides a
spectacular visual experience of the human body and how it works --
as seen through a microscope. In more than 300 extraordinary
close-up photographs, the book reveals the intimate details of the
body''s key systems and parts. These are the closest views that
technology will allow.
Spectacular high-magnification images zoom in on the most
amazing details of the human body. Spreads show a wider view, then
a dazzling full-page high-magnification image of the subject, such
as muscle tissue or a lung. Like a zooming X-ray, the subject is
viewed from the outside to the inside and closer still until it no
longer resembles the human body we know.
The book covers:
- The body''s building blocks
- The body''s surface systems
- The skeleton
- The sensory organs
- The nervous system
- Respiration, blood and circulation
- The immune system
- Chemical messengers
- Fueling the body
- Human development.
With expert text and superb cutting-edge imagery,
The Human Body Close-up is the definitive
home reference for the entire family. It is also a beautiful
companion for anyone in a medical or medicine-related field.