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Human Body : Understanding Anatomy

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Do you know your fibia from your tibia? How does the endocrine system work? Why does the body produce saliva? You may be able to vent your spleen, but what does it actually do?

In the Human Body, discover what humans are made of and how the body works. In this fascinating and comprehensive guide to human anatomy, everything you will ever need to know about the workings of your body is presented in full colour detail.

The book is structured from the head to the toe, and is broken down into nine sections: head, neck, thorax, upper limbs, abdomen, reproductive system, pelvis, lower limbs and whole body systems. Each section includes detailed and easy-to-understand colour artworks with extensive annotations on the various bones, muscles, internal organs, blood vessels and nerves, allowing you to quickly build up a complete picture of a specific area of the body.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 125 x 167 x 27.94mm | 550g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 300 artworks; 300 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1782743774
  • 9781782743774
  • 704,544

Table of contents

Introduction

The Head and Neck

The Spine and Spinal Cord

The Thorax

The Upper Limbs

The Abdomen

The Pelvis

The Lower Limbs

Whole Body Systems

Index
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About Jane de Burgh

Jane de Burgh first trained as a nurse and worked for almost twenty years in the British National Health Service specialising in renal medicine and organ transplantation. She has edited a number of medical books for the lay reader, including family medical encyclopaedias and first aid manuals.
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