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The Resource Your Body : the Missing Manual

Your Body : the Missing Manual

Label
Your Body : the Missing Manual
Title
Your Body
Title remainder
the Missing Manual
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What, exactly, do you know about your body? Do you know how your immune system works? Or what your pancreas does? Or the myriad -- and often simple -- ways you can improve the way your body functions?This full-color, visually rich guide answers these questions and more. Matthew MacDonald, noted author of Your Brain: The Missing Manual, takes you on a fascinating tour of your body from the outside in, beginning with your skin and progressing to your vital organs. You'll look at the quirks, curiosities, and shortcomings we've all learned to live with, and pick up just enough biology to understan
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacDonald, Matthew
Dewey number
612
Index
no index present
LC call number
QP38 .M33 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Human physiology
  • Human anatomy
  • MEDICAL
  • SCIENCE
  • Human anatomy
  • Human body
  • Human physiology
Label
Your Body : the Missing Manual
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Copyright; The Missing Credits; Introduction; Skin: Your Outer Layer; The Protective Wrapper; Skin and the Sun; Going Deeper; The Oil Factory; Your Temperature Control System; Hair; Fat; The Purpose of Fat; Fat Up Close; Taking Stock of Your Body Fat; Where Fat Lives; Understanding Your Body's Anti-Starvation System; Muscles; Meet Your Muscles; Exercise; A Grab Bag of Strength Exercises; Bones; The Skeletal System; Living Bone; Joints; Your Spine; The Doors of Perception; Vision; Hearing; Smell; Taste; Your Lungs; The Respiratory System; Breathing; The Path to Your Lungs; Your Voice
  • PollutionYour Heart; The Pump Inside; The Circulatory System; Heart Attacks; Cardio Exercise; Your Digestive System; In Your Mouth; Your Stomach; Your Small Intestine; Your Large Intestine; Your Immune System; Self-Defense; Bacteria; Viruses; Cancer; Flaws in the System; Sex and Reproduction; Male Sex Organs; Female Sex Organs; The Main Event; Your Final Exit: Aging and Death; Life Expectancy; Why We Die; Aging; The Anatomy of Death; The Final Word; Index
Control code
780425117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781449392017
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9d0a38c-dd95-4073-a8be-eca5b81c1617
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425117
Label
Your Body : the Missing Manual
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Copyright; The Missing Credits; Introduction; Skin: Your Outer Layer; The Protective Wrapper; Skin and the Sun; Going Deeper; The Oil Factory; Your Temperature Control System; Hair; Fat; The Purpose of Fat; Fat Up Close; Taking Stock of Your Body Fat; Where Fat Lives; Understanding Your Body's Anti-Starvation System; Muscles; Meet Your Muscles; Exercise; A Grab Bag of Strength Exercises; Bones; The Skeletal System; Living Bone; Joints; Your Spine; The Doors of Perception; Vision; Hearing; Smell; Taste; Your Lungs; The Respiratory System; Breathing; The Path to Your Lungs; Your Voice
  • PollutionYour Heart; The Pump Inside; The Circulatory System; Heart Attacks; Cardio Exercise; Your Digestive System; In Your Mouth; Your Stomach; Your Small Intestine; Your Large Intestine; Your Immune System; Self-Defense; Bacteria; Viruses; Cancer; Flaws in the System; Sex and Reproduction; Male Sex Organs; Female Sex Organs; The Main Event; Your Final Exit: Aging and Death; Life Expectancy; Why We Die; Aging; The Anatomy of Death; The Final Word; Index
Control code
780425117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781449392017
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9d0a38c-dd95-4073-a8be-eca5b81c1617
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425117

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