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The Anatomy Student's Self-Test Visual Dictionary: An All-In-One Anatomy Reference and Study Aidby Ken Ashwell
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The authoritative visual guide to human anatomy
The Anatomy Student's Self-test Visual Dictionary is an all-in-one anatomy reference and study aid. Arranged by body systems, it includes more than 500 full-color anatomical illustrations. All body parts labeled on the illustrations are linked to concise definitions.
A workbook at the back of this volume features more than 100 black-and-white illustrations that show parts of the muscular and skeletal systems. Use these illustrations to memorize locations of various muscles and bones by coloring them in. Then compare your colored-in illustrations with the book's full-color acetate sheets, which show major body systems. Making these comparisons will give you a better understanding of the relationships between the various systems.
The Anatomy Student's Self-test Visual Dictionary is a must-have reference guide for all students of the human body
More than 500 illustrations and 2000 definitions show and explain details of human anatomy, organized into the following chapters:
Full-color acetate overlays of body systems:
Ken Ashwell teaches anatomy to medical, health and exercise, and science students, and maintains an active involvement in research on brain development (both normal and abnormal) and brain evolution. He has written extensively for scientific journals, and has both written and contributed to many books on scientific topics. He is professor of Anatomy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Students preparing for careers in various medical professions will value this highly detailed and profusely illustrated reference guide. Fourteen chapters show, label, and define all human body regions and parts and describe physiological processes. The chapter titles are--
* Body Overview * Cells and Tissues * The Skeletal System * The Muscular System * The Nervous System * Special Sense Organs * The Lymphatic System * The Circulatory System * The Respiratory System * The Digestive System * The Urinary System * The Endocrine System * The Reproductive System
The book's fifteenth and final chapter provides students with a workbook that presents labeled line illustrations of the human body's muscle and skeletal systems. Students are encouraged to color in individual muscles and bones as an effective aid to memorizing the names and locations of each part. An attractive and instructive supplementary feature is a separate section of eight full-color acetate overlay sheets that dramatically illustrate body systems. More than 500 color illustrations.
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