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The Resource The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong, foreword by Richard Restak ; authors, Patricia Daniels, Trisha Gura, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Lisa Stein, Richard Restak, John Thompson

The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong, foreword by Richard Restak ; authors, Patricia Daniels, Trisha Gura, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Lisa Stein, Richard Restak, John Thompson

Label
The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong
Title
The body
Title remainder
a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong
Statement of responsibility
foreword by Richard Restak ; authors, Patricia Daniels, Trisha Gura, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Lisa Stein, Richard Restak, John Thompson
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Your body is an incredible machine that can run for more than 80 years without batteries, can self-propel over land and water, can heal itself from most common ailments, and can pair with another of its kind to reproduce. This updated, fully illustrated, easy-to-understand guide from National Geographic explores the intricate systems that make up the marvelous human body -- from head to toe, inside and out. Beautifully designed and brimming with fascinating photos and illustrations, The Body: A Complete User's Guide is filled with need-to-know basics about how the body is built and how it functions. Tour the human brain--the body's communication center--to find out where your feelings, impulses, and power of speech five. Discover how your body attacks disease, how the food you eat powers your body, and how your body moves and grows. Remarkable images show a white blood cell at the moment it embraces a life-saving vaccine and what happens inside the body during reproduction, from conception to birth. Vivid scientific diagrams provide a complete view of body systems and reveal how they work together. Useful tips teach you how to keep your body healthy and strong, and "Did You Know/" facts explain how Botox works, what causes hiccups, how some herbal remedies can help, and more. Plus you'll learn about medical breakthroughs that changed the world. comprehensive, reliable, and a pure pleasure to read, this is an essential resource for families, students, seniors, and all who care about the body and how to keep it running smoothly."--Dust jacket flaps
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
612
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP38
LC item number
.B597 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Daniels, Patricia
  • Gura, Trisha,
  • Hitchcock, Susan Tyler,
  • Stein, Lisa
  • Restak, Richard
  • Thompson, John M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human physiology
  • Human body
Label
The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong, foreword by Richard Restak ; authors, Patricia Daniels, Trisha Gura, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Lisa Stein, Richard Restak, John Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- Body armor -- Structure -- Body movers -- Circulation -- Vital exchange -- Body fuel -- Body cleansing -- Control center -- Messengers -- Reproduction -- Protection
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9781426214141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn889888050
  • 1413107
  • (OCoLC)889888050
Label
The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions and how to keep it healthy and strong, foreword by Richard Restak ; authors, Patricia Daniels, Trisha Gura, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Lisa Stein, Richard Restak, John Thompson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- Body armor -- Structure -- Body movers -- Circulation -- Vital exchange -- Body fuel -- Body cleansing -- Control center -- Messengers -- Reproduction -- Protection
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9781426214141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn889888050
  • 1413107
  • (OCoLC)889888050

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