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Destined to be toted at school backpacks far and wide, DK's new encyclopedia sequence for younger readers includes on-the-spot details in children's favourite topic components. young children love proof: they wish to understand concerning the greatest, quickest, tallest, and oldest every little thing. filled with immediate details, those books characteristic a clean and amazing layout that's certain to entice the middle-grade viewers. those single-subject publications supply a special catalog-style presentation, which truly lays out person subcategories with concise and punchy textual content overlaying all the crucial details on no matter what subject is at hand.

Arranged into chapters on bones and joints, blood and middle, lungs and respiring, digestion and waste, mind, nerves and senses, and the lifestyles cycle, Pocket Genius: Human physique is a glance on the physique from head to toe, from the outer pores and skin to the tiniest cells.

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By DK Publishing

Destined to be toted at school backpacks far and wide, DK's new encyclopedia sequence for younger readers includes on-the-spot details in children's favourite topic components. young children love proof: they wish to understand concerning the greatest, quickest, tallest, and oldest every little thing. filled with immediate details, those books characteristic a clean and amazing layout that's certain to entice the middle-grade viewers. those single-subject publications supply a special catalog-style presentation, which truly lays out person subcategories with concise and punchy textual content overlaying all the crucial details on no matter what subject is at hand.

Arranged into chapters on bones and joints, blood and middle, lungs and respiring, digestion and waste, mind, nerves and senses, and the lifestyles cycle, Pocket Genius: Human physique is a glance on the physique from head to toe, from the outer pores and skin to the tiniest cells.

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Smooth muscle has sheets of short fibers that wrap around hollow organs. Under a microscope, the fibers’ nuclei appear as dark specks. TYPES OF MUSCLE | 43 44 | SHAPING THE BODY Every muscle has bundles of fibers running along its length. Each fiber is packed with myofibrils that contain protein strands called filaments. These filaments slide over one another to make the muscle contract. Muscle structure Blood vessels supply fuel and oxygen to the muscle fibers Each skeletal muscle has a highly ordered structure, as shown by this “exploded” view.

A central cavity contains yellow bone marrow. Epiphysis is the rounded end of the bone Spongy bone is not squishy, as its name may suggest. It consists of a network of bony struts that make it strong but light. 30 | SHAPING THE BODY Blood vessels supply bone cells with nutrients and oxygen Osteons give strength to compact bone Yellow bone marrow filling is a fat store Bone shaft connects the two ends of the bone This microscopic section shows the osteons that run the length of the bone and make up the hard layer of compact bone.

They are attached to the finger bones by long tendons that cross the wrist. Forearm muscles on the same side as the palm bend the fingers, while those on the same side as the back of the hand straighten the fingers. Face shapers Facial expressions are created by more than 30 small muscles that pull the skin. Muscles pull the corners of the mouth upward and outward and lift the top lip when a person smiles. Straightening the elbow Biceps relaxes and gets longer Triceps contracts and pulls the forearm downward If a person is sad, the corners of the mouth are pulled downward and the eyebrows are wrinkled.

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