By Richard Walker
Readers embark on a good looking voyage via human biology and become aware of the body’s fine details as they’ve by no means noticeable them ahead of. starting with the fundamental development blocks, carrying on with to the physique in motion, and concluding with the body’s platforms, this can be a compact and complete examine the beauty that's the human computer.
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Q How much blood do I have? A If all the blood were drained out of your body you would be about 8 per cent lighter in weight. 5 pints) in men. The volume of blood in your body is controlled by your kidneys. Vertebrae More Facts Rosy periwinkle ■ Leukaemia is a disease, sometimes fatal, where too many abnormal white blood cells are produced. Drugs extracted from the rosy periwinkle, a rainforest plant, have been used to successfully treat leukaemia. ■ Red blood cells contain haemoglobin, a red-coloured protein that carries oxygen.
The bones that contain red marrow are coloured pink on this skeleton. In babies, all bone marrow is red. Red bone marrow White blood cell Q Are white blood cells really white? A This neutrophil has been coloured to make it stand out but in real life it is transparent, like other types of white blood cells. They are called “white” because they are not red and also because they form a thin, white layer when blood is spun in a centrifuge tube. Like other white blood cells, neutrophils protect the body against infection.
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Amazing Human Body (Dk) by Richard Walker