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Adolfo Cassan, Illustrated by Marcel Socias Studios - All books by this author
This fine general reference volume will be equally at home on the family bookshelf and in school libraries. Scientifically accurate full-color illustrations on virtually every page show the human body and all its parts. A clear, concise text avoids medical jargon with simple but accurate explanations of body organs and their functions. A brief introduction to anatomy and physiology written in non-technical terms precedes 19 fully illustrated sections:
* Cells, Chromosomes, and Genes * The Bodyís Main Parts * The Skeleton, Bones, and Muscles * Blood and its Functions * The Circulatory System ē The Respiratory System * The Digestive System * Nutrition * Vision * Hearing * The Sense of Touch * The Senses of Smell and Taste * The Nervous System and the Brain * The Urinary System * Male and Female Reproductive Systems * Sexuality * Human Reproduction * The Endocrine System * The Immunological System
All illustrations are labeled and captioned. Supplementary information advises on treatments for common injuries including broken bones, explains the meaning of blood types, gives nutritional values of various foods, and more.
Hardcover / 192 Pages / 8 5/8 x 12 3/16 / 2008