The Skeletal System/the Muscular System

The Skeletal System/the Muscular System

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This six-volume reference set gives junior high readers and up an introductory lesson in human anatomy. Each approximately 50-page volume consists of brief two-page essays conveying basic scientific facts about various aspects of the human anatomical systems. For example, the volume on the circulatory system contains individual treatments of capillaries, veins, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and clotting, blood pressure, the lymphatic system, heart disease, and health circulation, among other topics. Each volume also includes a glossary, a guide to additional age-appropriate resources, and an index. Individually, the volumes cover the circulatory system; the digestive system and the urinary system; the endocrine system, the reproductive system, and human development; the nervous system, the skin, and the senses; the respiratory system; and the skeletal system and the muscular system. The volumes are illustrate with color photographs, drawings, and medical images and include frequent side-bar "faqs" (e.g. "What is high blood pressure?" or "Can I measure my own pulse?"). Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : World Book, c2007
ISBN: 9780716644255
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm


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