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The Human Body Book By Steve Parker

The Human Body Book

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Helps you discover how the nervous system works, the intricate construction of your bones and muscles, and how your body protects itself when you are under threat. This book helps you to zoom in on a body part and see the body's processes in action, from a nerve impluse to blood surging through an artery.

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The Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to its Structure, Function, and Disorders by Steve Parker

Understand human biology with new precision and clarity through the incredibly detailed illustrations that pack this book. The 3-D digital images show how the body works, system by system, including digestion, defence, bones, muscles, and joints, and even cells and DNA.

Put yourself under the microscope and reveal all your body systems in fantastic detail. Discover how the nervous system works, the intricate construction of your bones and muscles, and how your body protects itself when you are under threat. Journey inside and examine what can go wrong, as you explore the causes and symptoms for over 200 diseases and disorders, including mental health.

This new edition is thoroughly updated to reflect medical advances and includes new features on body functions and processes, human performance, and the human life cycle. Plus, an additional DVD-ROM features interactive artwork and animation so you can see how the kidneys work and watch DNA replicate.

This book is perfect for anyone curious to learn how the body works, but the quality of images and level of detail make this book an invaluable study resource for students of human biology, human anatomy, and human physiology.

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The human body in all its glory is introduced in a novel way * Good Book Guide *
Everything from how the digestive system works to the elaborate construction of bones and muscles, it makes for a fascinating read. -- OK! * OK! Magazine *
Everything from how the digestive system works to the elaborate construction of bones and muscles, it makes for a fascinating read. -- OK! * OK! Magazine *

About Steve Parker


Steve Parker is a writer, editor, and consultant specializing in general science and life sciences. He graduated with BSc Honours First Class and is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Steve has written more than 250 books, including The Human Body, Eyewitness Medicine, Eyewitness Human Body and Medicine. He has been shortlisted for prizes ranging from BBC Blue Peter Book of the Year to Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year and the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and won the 2014 BMA Board of Science Award for the Public Understanding of Science, and as of 2018 is a two-time winner of the School Library Information Book award.

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GOR008378284
The Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to its Structure, Function, and Disorders by Steve Parker
Steve Parker
Used - Like New
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2013-03-01
288
1409316696
9781409316695
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.