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The Human Body
by Ann Baggaley
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. ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published June 13th 2001 by DK
(first published January 1st 2001)
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Aug 26, 2008 Angela rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: people who are curious
Recommended to Angela by: teacher
I like the part that says. "On the outside, you are dead. Your hair and the surface of your skin are made of dead cells. But less than a milimeter away under the surface of your skin are some of the businiest cells in your body. They are contianually dividing to make new layers of skin cells which harden and die, to replace the top layer of skin as it is worn away. Every day millions of dea skin cells rush off as you wash, dry yourself with a towel, get dressed and move about. Much of the "dust" ...more
Great book if you want to understand the basics of how the human body works. Beautiful illustrations and easy-to-follow descriptions of all of the basic components of the human body. Good for students, or for people who are just curious about anatomy, and want a beautiful book that can answer quite a few of their questions about both the internal and external aspects of the human body.
I took a Health Sciences course in collage and my main text was huge!. This little book contains most of the information of that book in the form of notes in comparison,very handy.
Compared a lot of the information just to verify, and all the terms are correct that I've found thus far. Very happy with my purchase from Coles :).