A four-volume reference work which explores the parts of body systems and how they work, things that can go wrong with each and how they are treated, and the impact of environment on health.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Other titles||Human body and the environment|
|Contributions||Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.)|
|LC Classifications||QP37 .H8925 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 v. :|
|ISBN 10||0313325588, 0313325596, 031332560X, 0313325618, 0313325626|
|LC Control Number||2002035217|
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