Online Resources - Anatomy


Anatomy Atlases

  • Collection of atlases covering general anatomy, anatomy in cross-section, microscopic anatomy, anatomy of first aid, and human anatomic variation. The site is "intended primarily for use by Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, or Attending Physicians studying anatomy. Other Health Care Providers studying anatomy should find it useful." Written by anatomy professors.

Get Body Smart

  • A multimedia resource for teaching and learning the basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology.

Gray's Anatomy

  • The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.

Structure of the Human Body LUMEN – Loyola University Medical Education Network

  • Follow the links under the Resources section for descriptions, diagrams, and terminology.

The Visible Human Project from the National Library of Medicine

  • 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 long-term goal of the Visible Human Project® is to produce a system of knowledge structures that will transparently link visual knowledge forms to symbolic knowledge formats such as the names of body parts.

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