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The Human Body in Minutes

Tom Jackson

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In Minutes, Prose: non-fiction, Popular science, Popular medicine & health

The structures and workings of our bodies explained in 200 illustrations.

A concise and illuminating tour of the human body - learn about how our bodies work and why they work the way they do, in minutes.

From the basic unit of the cell, through the tissues and organs that make up the body's systems, to how these systems work together to form a complete human being, this book takes you on a journey through our anatomy and its intricate workings - and looks beyond to explore human evolution, inheritance and genetics, human behaviour, disease, death and medicine and how technology will transform the body of the future.

With 200 cutting-edge anatomical images, cross-sections and close-ups that detail and explain the brain, eye, heart, skin, skeleton, lung, kidney, ear, blood, liver, stomach, muscles, veins, arteries, DNA, chromosomes and all of the key features of our bodies, this is the perfect, easy reference to the anatomy, physiology and science of the human body.

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