The Best Book of The Human Body.
The Best Book of The Human Body
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Part of the educational "The Best Book" series, The Best Book of The Human Body is a children's nonfiction picturebook filled cover to cover with fascinating facts about how each part of the body works and what it does. (Human reproduction is only briefly touched upon, in the mention that a fertilized fer·til·ize
v. fer·til·ized, fer·til·iz·ing, fer·til·iz·es
1. To cause the fertilization of (an ovum, for example).
2. egg cell grows into a baby inside its mother.) Illustrated with full color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams throughout, and enhanced with a one-page glossary to help young people understand basic terms such as "platelets" and "melanin melanin (mĕl`ənĭn), water-insoluble polymer of various compounds derived from the amino acid tyrosine. It is one of two pigments found in human skin and hair and adds brown to skin color; the other pigment is carotene, which contributes ", The Best Book of The Human Body is a wonderful, basic educational resource, enthusiastically recommended for children's library collections.