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How the body works : the facts simply explained.

Author: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
Publisher: New York, New York : DK/Penguin Random House, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American edition
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Examines "all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving, from the basic building blocks of the body--our cells--to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
ISBN: 146542993X 9781465429933
OCLC Number: 999383550
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Under the microscope : Who's in charge? ; Organ to cell ; How cells work ; What is DNA? ; How cells multiply ; How genes work ; How genes make different cells ; When DNA goes wrong --
Holding it together : Skin deep ; Outer defenses ; The extremities ; Pillars of support ; Growing bones ; Flexibility ; Biting and chewing ; The grinder ; Skin damage ; Breaking and mending ; Wearing thin --
On the move : Pulling power ; How do muscles pull? ; Working, stretching, pulling, braking ; Sensory input, action output ; The control center ; Communication hub ; Sparking into life ; Act or relax? ; Bumps, sprains, and tears --
Sensitive types : Feeling pressure ; How do you feel? ; Pain's pathway ; How the eye works ; Forming an image ; Vision in the brain ; Vision problems ; How the ear works ; How the brain hears ; Balancing act ; Hearing problems ; Catching a scent ; Ont he tip of the tongue ; Body position sense ; Integrated senses ; Using your voice ; Reading faces ; What you don't say.
Other Titles: DK how the body works

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Examines "all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving, from the basic building blocks of the body--our cells--to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more"--Amazon.com.

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