In an effort to enhance the way students think about life, their bodies and what it means to be human, this book introduces human biology from biochemical basics to traditional body systems. This helps students prepare for many complex issues facing them today.If you look closely at your fingernails, you will see that their surface is ridged, as if they were flat bundles of hairs glued together like the hairs of the rhinocerosa#39;s ... They provide a solid backing for the tips of the fingers and toes and, on the fingers, make it possible for us to pick up small objects. ... root and the free edge lies the nail body; the whitish semicircular zone at the base of the body is the lunula.
|Title||:||Focus on Human Biology|
|Author||:||Carl E. Rischer, Thomas A. Easton|
|Publisher||:||Harpercollins College Division - 1995|