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The Oxford Companion to the Body

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198524038
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727511 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001
The Oxford Companion to the Body

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The Oxford Companion to the Body is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of the body. It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function of all the major systems of the body and the causes of disorders that affect them. Interwoven with this coverage of the science of the body, are entertaining and informative articles on social and religious attitudes to the body, and its significance for artists, philosophers and writers.

Book.  1030 pages.  938329 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biological Sciences

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