The Manga Guide to Physiology

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Written by Etsuro Tanaka

Published by No Starch Press

Nov, 2015

256 pages



Join Kumiko in The Manga Guide to Physiology as she examines the inner workings of the body while training hard for the campus marathon. You'll learn all about:
  • How the digestive system and the Citric Acid Cycle break food down into nutrients and energy
  • How the body regulates temperature and vital fluids
  • The body's powerful cell defense system, led by helper T cells and enforced by macrophages
  • The architecture of the central nervous system
  • The kidneys' many talents: blood filtration, homeostasis, and energy production
You'll also gain insight into medical procedures like electrocardiograms, blood pressure tests, spirograms, and more. Whether you're cramming for a test like Kumiko or just want a refresher, The Manga Guide to Physiology is your fun, cartoon guide to the human body.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Circulatory System
Chapter 2: The Respiratory System
Chapter 3: The Digestive System
Chapter 4: The Kidneys and the Renal System
Chapter 5: Body Fluids
Chapter 6: The Brain and Nervous System
Chapter 7: The Sensory Nervous System
Chapter 8: The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 9: Cells, Genes, and Reproduction
Chapter 10: The Endocrine System


Title: The Manga Guide to Physiology
Author: Etsuro Tanaka
Language: English
Length: 256
Edition: 1
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication Date: 2015-11-15
ISBN-10: 1593274408
ISBN-13: 9781593274405