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Your Body Battles A Stomachache

Cobb, Vicki (Book - 2009 )
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Uh oh! Your stomach really hurts. You re feeling queasy. And you know what s coming next. But did you also know that these feelings are the start of a battle? A germ, probably a virus, is attacking your intestines. So your brain sends a message to your stomach to get rid of its contents. You throw up. Goblet cells launch into action, flooding your intestines with mucus. Then you have diarrhea to wash away the viruses. The experience may not be pleasant, but your body is winning the battle against the virus invaders. Get a close look at this body battle with comic illustrations and ground-breaking photomicrographs. The photomicrographs magnify the actual cellular processes tens of thousands of times, offering you a front-row seat for all the action.
Authors: Cobb, Vicki
Title: Your body battles a stomachache
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2009
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Vicki Cobb ; photomicrographs by Dennis Kunkel ; illustrations by Andrew N. Harris
Additional Contributors: Harris, Andrew - 1977-
ISBN: 0822571668
9780822571667
Branch Call Number: j 616.33 C653y 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Intestines Microbiology Juvenile literature Stomach Diseases Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Intestines
Stomach
LCCN: 2008002852
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Humorous cartoons and other great graphics show how the rotovirus responsible for the "stomach flu" does its dirty work. Awesome closeups of the responsible microbes are also included.


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