Discover how the human body works in this fascinating examination. Navigate through the body from head to toe, looking at bones, muscles, organs, and soft tissue. Learn incredible facts: there are over 9000 taste buds on your tongue and approximately 120,000 hairs on your head. The human body is an immensely complex organism, but this book describes its components and functions and the way they work together in clear language and through an array of detailed illustrations. Easy to follow, jargon-free text describes the composition and function of each part of the body -- from the skull to the toes -- and the illustrations are annotated with labels that make every element clear. The book is organized according to the different structures and systems found in the human body.