The human body is an intricate assembly of organs and systems, whose development and ongoing well-being is tightly-regulated. An understanding of these biological systems and processes is central to the biomedical and healthcare sciences - in understanding how the body works in health and disease. The Human Body spans human physiology and anatomy, histology, cell biology, pharmacology, and genetics and immunology, to give a complete overview that forms the perfect foundation to any biomedical or healthcare science course. The book leads the reader gently into the main subject areas without overwhelming them with excessive detail. Its clear, straightforward presentation makes it easy for the reader to grasp the working knowledge they need. · Custom-drawn artwork helps the reader to visualise the concepts being introduced · Key points throughout reinforce the essential facts and themes being presented · End-of-chapter questions enable the reader to check their understanding as they progress through their course Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany The Human Body features: For lecturers: ·Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download. ·A test bank of multiple choice questions, with feedback keyed to the book.