Do you know your tibia from your fibula? Or what the aortic valve does? Or which muscles allow us to smile? From the skeleton to skin cells, lungs to lymph nodes, The Human Body is an authoritative guide to human anatomy. Combining accessible text written by medical experts with scientifically accurate color artworks, The Human Body takes the reader through the workings of human anatomy. It explains everything from how we digest food to how we blink to what makes the “funny bone” feel funny. Structured from head to toe, The Human Body will serve as an excellent reference guide whether you’re seeking greater understanding about a medical ailment or just curious to know more about how the body works. With detailed annotations accompanying each artwork, The Human Body is wideranging, expertly written, fact-packed, and easy to understand.
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About the Author
General Editor Professor Peter Abrahams has practiced medicine for more than 30 years, as well as taught medicine and anatomy at the University of London, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Iowa. He has written and edited many books, including Clinical Anatomy of Practical Procedures, Essentials of Clinical Anatomy, and An Imaging Atlas of Human Anatomy.