The Facts on File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body

The Facts on File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the systems, organs, and functions of the human body through descriptions and diagrams, and includes diseases and ways to stay healthy.

Facts on File
The Facts On File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body provides a wide-ranging, visual reference to the human body. This comprehensive eight-volume set contains a wealth of information on anatomy, physiology, major ailments, and healthy lifestyles, with each volume covering a distinct body system.

The highly visual presentation and extensive two-color illustrations—more than 2,000 across the set—help simplify complex topics and bring concepts to life. Devised to support the national curriculum, the clear and concise text covers system functions step by step, often using straightforward lists that accompany pictures, for quick and easy understanding.

The three primary components of the series are body parts and what they are used for, body functions and how they perform, and health and lifestyle. A clear, concise visual reference to all aspects of the human body, The Facts On File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body provides a wealth of information.

Chapters in each book discuss:
  • The structure and function of a body system
  • Major organs and elements
  • Needs and support (food, exercise, etc.)
  • Key words
  • Interaction with other body systems
  • Relevant diseases
  • and more.
The eight volumes include:
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Cells and Genetics
  • Digestive System
  • Heart and Circulatory System
  • Reproductive System
  • Respiratory System
  • The Senses
  • Skeletal and Muscular Systems.


Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, c2005
ISBN: 9780816059799
0816059799
Branch Call Number: R 612 FAC
Characteristics: 8 v. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Diagram Group

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