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  • Blood: Physiology and Circulation

    Blood: Physiology and Circulation

    Detailed diagrams supplement the text and allow readers a glimpse into the anatomy and life-sustaining properties of human blood. Follow the course of blood as it circulates through the body and its component parts.

  • Bone and Muscle: Structure, Force, and Motion

    Bone and Muscle: Structure, Force, and Motion

    Details the anatomy and mechanisms that allow bones and muscles to operate naturally and examines the consequences of disease and injury on these fundamental components of the human body.

  • Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems

    Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems

    Provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to each of the systems of the human body, exploring all 11 organ systems of the human body: the circulatory, digestive, endocrine, integumentary, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal, and urinary systems.

  • History in Dispute, Vol. 1

    History in Dispute, Vol. 1

    This series addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume in this series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Entries are selected by an advisory board of historians and academics.

  • The Brain and the Nervous System

    The Brain and the Nervous System

    Covers the amazing intricacies of this vital system as well as the effects of disease and damage.

  • The Cardiovascular System

    The Cardiovascular System

    Covers the anatomy of the heart and the effects of the diseases to which it is sometimes prone. Provides annotated diagrams and illustrations to bolster the narrative and highlight significant aspects of cardiology and the cardiovascular system.

  • The Digestive System

    The Digestive System

    Examines all the vital components involved in consuming and digesting food as well as the diseases and disorders that can plague this frequently overlooked area of the human body.

  • The Eye: The Physiology of Human Perception

    The Eye: The Physiology of Human Perception

    The structures and functions of the eye are examined in this volume that describes how we are able to process what we observe and react accordingly.

  • The Reproductive System

    The Reproductive System

    This comprehensive narrative details both the biological process of procreation and the often divisive debates on how best to approach matters related to the human body.

  • The Respiratory System

    The Respiratory System

    Although vulnerable to various infections and other disorders, the respiratory system by and large continues to function in order to sustain us. This book explores each element involved in this subconscious process and the factors that perpetuate human life.