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This research guide contains resources on the study of human anatomy and physiology. Explore the tabs to find useful information on where to find background information, books, databases and more.
Finding background information at the beginning of your research is important if you are not an expert in the subject area or not sure from what angle to approach your topic. Background information can provide a broad overview.
Visible Body Blog
Visible Body makes learning and teaching anatomy and physiology visual and engaging. Apps have been invented to advance the way students learn and healthcare professionals practice.
This website allows users to see images and illustrations of various parts of the anatomy. Several portions can be accessed for free while some others require a subscription. Registration is also required.
Allows the user to pick a body system and click on various parts to learn more about it.
The Visible Human Project®
The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals. Source: National Library of Medicince Website
eSkeletons allows users to select a skeleton and view various bones including morphology, insertions, and origins of these bones. There is also a PDA source available for download. Source:University of Texas at Austin
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