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Fearsome fauna : a field guide to the creatures that live in you

Author: Roger M Knutson
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hypochondriacs beware! "Fearsome Fauna" is a wickedly amusing and startlinglyinformative look into the secret world of the parasites that inhabits each ofus.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger M Knutson
ISBN: 0716733862 9780716733867
OCLC Number: 40744483
Description: iv, 123 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Is there room for all those parasites? --
How should we feel about our parasites? --
Origin and evolution of our parasites --
Are they parasites or are they diseases --
What kinds of creatures become parasites? --
Where do our internal parasites live? --
Digestive tract inhabitants --
Blood-dwelling parasites --
Parasites of the lymphatic system --
Liver livers --
Worms that live in our muscles --
Connective tissue dwellers --
Things that live in our eyes and brain --
All over our body --
How to keep parasites at bay.
Responsibility: Roger M. Knutson.
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Written for a general audience in an accessible style, this book focuses on parasites and how they have found homes in the vast majority of people on earth. It also examines the way in which they  Read more...

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