From basic biology to the lymphatic system to human growth and development, this comprehensive reference - organized by systems of the body - makes the sometimes perplexing nature of anatomy understandable through an engaging question-and-answer format. Covering over 1000 facts, in addition to the science itself, the people and history behind anatomy are discussed. Questions answered include: Do identical twins have the same fingerprints? What are the primary sensations of taste? What is the integumentary system? and How many bones are in the human body?