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Holistic anatomy : an integrative guide to the human body / Pip Waller.

Waller, Pip. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781556438653 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : North Atlantic Books, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: An orientation to the human body -- It's the chemistry of life -- Cells & tissues : the basic materials (histology) -- Between within and without (the skin or integumentary system) -- Them bones them bones them : dry bones (the skeletal sytem) -- Movement (the muscular system) -- Transport/the heart of the matter (the cardiovascular system) -- Drainage (the lymphatic system) -- The army and the cleaners (the immune system) -- Breathing (the respiratory system) -- Eating and food processing (the digestivesystem & diet) -- The liver -- Waterworks (the urinary system) -- The wiring (the nervous system) -- Hormones (the endocrine system) -- The birds and the bees (the reproductive system) -- Experiencing the outside world : the special senses & touch -- An overview of aging -- Interrelationships : how the systems, and everything, are interconnected -- Dropping the robe : death & dying -- Western pathology : an introduction -- Further towards a holistic paradigm -- Emotional health : connecting the mind and body.
Subject: Human anatomy.
Human physiology.
Holistic medicine.

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