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The inside story of the human body is altogether too exciting
gruesome and entertaining to be ignored. And what a story it is - pieced together by doctors
scientists
and others who were fascinated by what bodies are made of and how they work. Thanks to their efforts we now understand that the body's component parts - better known as systems - each have their own role. Put all these systems together
and you will understand the human body. You'll find out what keeps your body upright and why it moves when you want it to. All will be revealed about the mysteries of the brain
as well as why skunks smell so unpleasant.Read on
and you'll discover how you take in life-giving oxygen
get energy from your food
as well as how urine is made or what the liver does. All this against a background of the heart pumping blood to every one of the body's cells. And there's more.You'll meet grave-robbing body snatchers
a railway worker with an iron rod through his head
Frankenstein's monster
and other fascinating characters who have all affected our knowledge of the human body.

Body - Richard Walker

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Title
Body - bones, muscles, blood, and other body bits
Author
Richard Walker
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
DK Children
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20010906

The inside story of the human body is altogether too exciting
gruesome and entertaining to be ignored. And what a story it is - pieced together by doctors
scientists
and others who were fascinated by what bodies are made of and how they work. Thanks to their efforts we now understand that the body's component parts - better known as systems - each have their own role. Put all these systems together
and you will understand the human body. You'll find out what keeps your body upright and why it moves when you want it to. All will be revealed about the mysteries of the brain
as well as why skunks smell so unpleasant.Read on
and you'll discover how you take in life-giving oxygen
get energy from your food
as well as how urine is made or what the liver does. All this against a background of the heart pumping blood to every one of the body's cells. And there's more.You'll meet grave-robbing body snatchers
a railway worker with an iron rod through his head
Frankenstein's monster
and other fascinating characters who have all affected our knowledge of the human body.

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Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Body, Human - Juvenile literature.|Human physiology - Juvenile literature.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
96

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