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Body Systems and Health by
Call Number: 612 FUL
Publication Date: 2006
Presents an overview of human biological systems, providing information on food and nutrition, digestion, the skeleton, respiration, reproduction, and the circulatory system.
The Skeletal and Muscular System by
Call Number: 612.7 WAL
Publication Date: 2003
Examines the skeletal and muscular systems, explaining how they work together to allow movement in the human body, looks at the joints of the body, and discusses diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, as well as advances in the field.
The Human Body in Health & Disease by
Call Number: 612 THI
Publication Date: 2010
A comprehensive text on the human body, covering all systems, major organs and functions, and diseases and pathological conditions; includes color illustrations, chapter tests, and a glossary of medical terminology.
The Encyclopedia of Cancer by
Call Number: R 616.99 TUR
Publication Date: 2005
Provides a comprehensive introduction to many forms and types of cancer, prevention, and treatment and contains over four hundred entries that discuss statistics, research developments, cancer organizations, and gender and racial differences.
Mayo Clinic Family Health Book by
Call Number: R 613 MAY
Publication Date: 2009
A complete medical reference guide for the entire family, covering health aspect through the years, staying well, first aid and emergency care, human diseases and disorders, and modern medical care.
Adolescent Health Sourcebook by
Call Number: R 613 ADO
Publication Date: 2007
A compendium of information and resources on aspects of adolescent health such as medical care, nutrition, exercise, sports injuries, tanning, body piercings, puberty, sexual activity, common illnesses, depression, bullying, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
Three-dimensional visualization reconstructed from scanned human data composited with a photograph of a nude female. A transparent body envelope displays the skeletal system with an emphasis on the pelvis, spine, ribs, arms, and hands. Bone is so versatile that when it is assembled into a light and durable framework it can execute complex mechanical movements, and so strong that it gives shape and stiffness to the human form without buckling.
Skeletal System. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 17 Nov 2011.
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