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The Human Body Manual
The definitive guide to understanding human biology
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Main description:

Through stunning visual content and authoritative, easy to grasp text, this book presents the various components of the human anatomy and details their functions. Combining text with charts, diagrams and hyper-realistic illustrations, this complete visual reference makes it easy to understand complex biological processes, from cell division to inflammatory reaction, and from the perception of sound to digestion.

Written and edited by a team of eminent scientists, brought together by publishers QA International, this book is the definitive guide to understanding every aspect of how the human body functions.


Contents:

THE BODY'S BUILDING BLOCKS
The human cell
Chromosomes and DNA
Cellular activity
Body tissues

THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE BODY
The skin
Bone structure
Bone growth
The human skeleton
Types of bones
The head
The spine
The hand and the foot
The joints
The skeletal muscles
Muscle tissue
The muscles of the head
The action of the skeletal muscles
The movements of the hand

THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Neurons
The central nervous system
The brain
The cerebrum
The peripheral nervous system
The motor functions of the nervous system

THE FIVE SENSES
Touch
The eye
Sight
The organ of hearing
Perception of sound
Balance
Taste
Taste receptors
Smell

BLOOD CIRCULATION
Blood
The cardiovascular system
Arteries and veins
The heart
The cardiac cycle
The lymphatic system
Immunity
The endocrine system
The hypothalamus and the pituitary gland
The urinary system

RESPIRATION AND NUTRITION
The respiratory system
Respiration
Phonation
The digestive system
The teeth
The stomach
The intestines
The liver, pancreas and gallbladder

REPRODUCTION
The male genital organs
The female genital organs
Fertilisation
The life of the embryo
Maternity

Glossary
Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781785217340
Publisher: J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Publication date: April, 2021
Pages: 128
Weight: 610g
Availability: Not available (reason unspecified)
Subcategories: Anatomy

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