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The concise encyclopedia of the human body, written by David Burnie

Label
The concise encyclopedia of the human body
Title
The concise encyclopedia of the human body
Statement of responsibility
written by David Burnie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A detailed, well-illustrated guide to the major systems, functions, and structures of the human body
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burnie, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP37
LC item number
.B964 1995
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
QT 13 B966c 1995
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human physiology
  • Human body
  • Human physiology
  • Physiology
  • Human physiology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The concise encyclopedia of the human body, written by David Burnie
Link
https://archive.org/details/conciseencyclope00burn
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
  • The human body. An introduction to the human body -- Studying the body. Terms and techniques used to identify and investigate parts of the body -- Studying the body -- Word roots -- Regions of the body -- Inside the body -- Hierarchy of the body -- Chemistry of the body. The different kinds of chemicals found in the body -- Chemistry of the body -- Carbohydrates -- Lipids -- Proteins -- Nucleic acids -- Cells, tissues, & organs. The body's building blocks, and how they are organized -- Cells -- Cell membranes -- Cell division -- Integumentary system. The system that protects the body from the outside environment -- Skin, hair, & nails -- Skeletal system. The framework that supports and protects the body -- Tissues of the skeleton -- Axial skeleton -- Skull
  • Cont.): Appendicular skeleton -- Hands -- Feet -- Joints -- Joints & movement -- Muscular system. How muscles work, and how they are arranged -- Muscles -- Face & neck muscles -- Trunk muscles -- Arm & hand muscles -- Leg & foot muscles -- Nervous system. The body's high-speed communication system -- Nerves -- Nervous system -- Spinal cord -- Brain -- Brain&behavior -- Senses. How the body senses changes in the surrounding environment -- Vision -- Hearing -- Touch & balance -- Taste & smell -- Homeostasis. Built-in controls that keep the body in a stable state -- Homeostasis -- Endocrine system. The system of chemical messengers that influences the way the body works -- Endocrine system -- Circulatory system
  • Cont.): The liquid conveyer belt that delivers nutrients and removes waste -- Blood -- Heart -- Blood vessels -- Circulatory system -- Disease & immunity. What causes disease, and how the body fights back -- Health & disease -- Disease defences -- Lymphatic system -- Immune system -- Nutrition & metabolism. Essential materials, and how they are used by the body -- Metabolism -- Respiration -- Nutrition & diet -- Vitamins & minerals -- Respiratory system. The system that allows the exchange of gases between air and blood -- Respiratory system -- Lungs -- Breathing & gas exchange -- Digestive system. The system that breaks down food into a form that can be used -- Digestion -- Teeth -- Mouth & esophagus -- Stomach -- Liver & pancreas -- Intestines
  • Cont.): Urinary system. How cellular waste is removed and disposed of -- Urinary system -- Reproductive system. The system that produces new life -- Reproductive system -- Reproductive cycle -- Inheritance. How characteristics are passed from parents to their children -- Genes & chromosomes -- Heredity -- Growth & development. The pattern of changes that take place during life -- Beginning of life -- Pregnancy -- Birth -- Growth & aging -- Table of infectious diseases. Diseases that are caused by bacteria, viruses, and other organisms -- Table of noninfectious diseases & disorders. Diseases that are triggered by genes, or by factors in the world around us -- Pioneers of human biology & medicine
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780789402042
Lccn
95015134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32347819
  • (OCoLC)ocm32347819
Label
The concise encyclopedia of the human body, written by David Burnie
Link
https://archive.org/details/conciseencyclope00burn
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
  • The human body. An introduction to the human body -- Studying the body. Terms and techniques used to identify and investigate parts of the body -- Studying the body -- Word roots -- Regions of the body -- Inside the body -- Hierarchy of the body -- Chemistry of the body. The different kinds of chemicals found in the body -- Chemistry of the body -- Carbohydrates -- Lipids -- Proteins -- Nucleic acids -- Cells, tissues, & organs. The body's building blocks, and how they are organized -- Cells -- Cell membranes -- Cell division -- Integumentary system. The system that protects the body from the outside environment -- Skin, hair, & nails -- Skeletal system. The framework that supports and protects the body -- Tissues of the skeleton -- Axial skeleton -- Skull
  • Cont.): Appendicular skeleton -- Hands -- Feet -- Joints -- Joints & movement -- Muscular system. How muscles work, and how they are arranged -- Muscles -- Face & neck muscles -- Trunk muscles -- Arm & hand muscles -- Leg & foot muscles -- Nervous system. The body's high-speed communication system -- Nerves -- Nervous system -- Spinal cord -- Brain -- Brain&behavior -- Senses. How the body senses changes in the surrounding environment -- Vision -- Hearing -- Touch & balance -- Taste & smell -- Homeostasis. Built-in controls that keep the body in a stable state -- Homeostasis -- Endocrine system. The system of chemical messengers that influences the way the body works -- Endocrine system -- Circulatory system
  • Cont.): The liquid conveyer belt that delivers nutrients and removes waste -- Blood -- Heart -- Blood vessels -- Circulatory system -- Disease & immunity. What causes disease, and how the body fights back -- Health & disease -- Disease defences -- Lymphatic system -- Immune system -- Nutrition & metabolism. Essential materials, and how they are used by the body -- Metabolism -- Respiration -- Nutrition & diet -- Vitamins & minerals -- Respiratory system. The system that allows the exchange of gases between air and blood -- Respiratory system -- Lungs -- Breathing & gas exchange -- Digestive system. The system that breaks down food into a form that can be used -- Digestion -- Teeth -- Mouth & esophagus -- Stomach -- Liver & pancreas -- Intestines
  • Cont.): Urinary system. How cellular waste is removed and disposed of -- Urinary system -- Reproductive system. The system that produces new life -- Reproductive system -- Reproductive cycle -- Inheritance. How characteristics are passed from parents to their children -- Genes & chromosomes -- Heredity -- Growth & development. The pattern of changes that take place during life -- Beginning of life -- Pregnancy -- Birth -- Growth & aging -- Table of infectious diseases. Diseases that are caused by bacteria, viruses, and other organisms -- Table of noninfectious diseases & disorders. Diseases that are triggered by genes, or by factors in the world around us -- Pioneers of human biology & medicine
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780789402042
Lccn
95015134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32347819
  • (OCoLC)ocm32347819

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