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An informative new title in Barron’s Essential Atlas series, the Essential Atlas of Physiology complements succinct and enlightening text with full-color photos, illustrations, and diagrams on every page. It describes the human body and all of its functions. Following a general introduction, separate spreads focus on all major topics of physiology. The digestive system is described and illustrated with attention to the teeth, stomach, intestines, liver, and the way in which nutrients from food are assimilated into the body. Following sections describe the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, the brain, spine, and nervous system, muscles and their functions, the kidneys and urinary system, the male and female reproductive systems, and the lymphatic system. Like all other titles in this series, the Essential Atlas of Physiology makes a good home reference volume, and is also ideal for classroom and school library use. Color illustrations on every page.
Paperback / 96 Pages / 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 / 2005