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The Human Body Identification Manual : Your Body & How It Works - Dr. Ken Ashwell

The Human Body Identification Manual

Your Body & How It Works

Paperback Published: 29th March 2017
ISBN: 9780857624710
Number Of Pages: 320

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This comprehensive visual guide explores the structure and function of all the parts that make up a human being: the bones, muscles, and skin, as well as the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and nervous systems, and the fascinating workings of the internal organs and brain...

At the heart of the book are more than 500 clear, detailed, full-colour anatomical illustrations accompanied by labels showing both the common and formal anatomical Latin terms, and concise captions that clarify the complex workings of our bodies. By focusing on the visual, this book allows you to access and comprehend complex anatomical information swiftly and easily. A valuable study resource for anatomy students and a useful reference for families, it is a must for every home library.

About the Author

Dr. Ken Ashwell (B.Med.Sc., M.B. B.S., Ph.D.) is Professor of Anatomy in the School of Medical Sciences at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He acted as the Chief Consultant for The Student's Anatomy of Exercise Manual and The Student's Anatomy of Stretching Manual.

How This Book Works - 8
Foreword - 11

Body Overview - 12
Cells and Tissues - 22
The Skin, Nails and Hair - 44
The Skeletal System - 52
Body Movement - 88
The Muscular System - 96
The Nervous System - 126
Special Sense Organs - 150
The Lymphatic System - 166
The Circulatory System - 174
The Respiratory System - 196
The Digestive System - 212
The Urinary System - 236
The Endocrine System - 246
The Reproductive System - 258

Reference - 286
Glossary - 288
Index - 292

ISBN: 9780857624710
ISBN-10: 0857624717
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 29th March 2017
Publisher: New Burlington Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 22.0  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.25

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