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Scientific Bases of Human Anatomy: Developmental, Functional and Evolutionary Bases

Only text to focus on principles of body construction from their developmental, functional, comparative, and evolutionary underpinnings, rather than forcing memorization of excruciating anatomical details
Engagingly written by a distinguished, award-winning, and internationally renowned medical doctor, researcher, author, and educator
Provides an exciting alternative to "naming of the parts" books traditionally used to teach human anatomy
Offers a fresh, yet eminently logical organization around four key concepts: developmental bases, comparative relationships, functional adaptations, and evolution
Exquisitely and expansively illustrated with 100 all original photographs and special exploded diagrams highlighting important concepts

Series: Advances in Human Biology (formerly Foundation of Human Biology)

By: Charles Oxnard (Author), Matt Cartmill (Author), Kaye B Brown (Author)

288 pages, colour illustrations


Hardback | Jul 2015 | #221253 | ISBN-13: 9780471235996
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NHBS Price: £66.95 $83/€77 approx

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This readable and succinct book provides a means for understanding the exciting underlying scientific principles on anatomy rather than setting forth an overwhelming list of facts for memorization. This landmark text is the first of its kind to take into account the revolutionary advances in developmental biology, engineering, evolutionary biology, and comparative morphology.

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