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ABCs of the Human Body

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Full of informative figures and surprising facts about the human body and written in a clear style with a warm, friendly approach. All material has been extensively reviewed by medical specialists. More than 300 photographs, paintings, charts, and diagrams.
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by Readers Digest
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Nancy
Jan 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
A good medical reference book that not only describes the parts of the body, but also delves into the history of medicine and some of the myths. For example: "At one time people believed that the main reason for breathing was to cool the blood," and that "the word influenza is derived from the word influence--presumably an evil influence from the stars or some other source that brought pestilence," etc. I was initially attracted to the book because it is organized alphabetically, but there's lot ...more
Melanie
Jan 08, 2008 rated it liked it
We had it around the house for as long as I could remember. I loved the color pictures. This was one of my "children's books."
Andrea
Apr 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
I never thought that there was even a question for that. If was very informative about everything.
Michelle
As with many of the health and medical books I own, I have reads parts of them according to information I needed at that time. I am marking them as "Read" and they are all 5 stars!
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