By Herbert H. Srebnik Ph.D. (auth.)

Anatomy, to ensure, is the fundamental starting place of scientific perform, however it is way greater than that. at the start, anatomy is a organic technology. there's order and common sense to the association of the human physique and the association of its components. And, as all sciences, anatomy bargains problem and discovery.

Concepts in Anatomy isn't a textbook, yet extra of a quick instruction manual that's selective instead of encyclopedic in scope, perception instead of specific in its process. It stresses normal rules, in order to reduce rote studying, and it offers order and course to the research of gross anatomy. Anatomy is inherently advanced and complicated; this quantity is helping you're making experience of it in a fashion that still goals to encourage its learn. Richly illustrated with unique drawings, Concepts in Anatomy is a helpful source for somebody at the moment learning or educating the topic, or as a reference for complicated researchers.

Show description

Read Online or Download Concepts in Anatomy PDF

Similar anatomy books

Human: The Science Behind What Makes Your Brain Unique

What occurred alongside the evolutionary path that made people so distinctive? In his available sort, Michael Gazzaniga pinpoints the swap that made us pondering, sentient people various from our predecessors. He explores what makes human brains targeted, the significance of language and paintings in defining the human situation, the character of human cognizance, or even man made intelligence.

Proteolytic Enzymes in Coagulation, Fibrinolysis, and Complement Activation Part A: Mammalian Blood Coagulation Factors and Inhibitors

The significantly acclaimed laboratory average, equipment in Enzymology, is likely one of the such a lot hugely revered guides within the box of biochemistry. considering 1955, every one quantity has been eagerly awaited, often consulted, and praised by way of researchers and reviewers alike. The sequence includes a lot fabric nonetheless suitable today--truly a vital booklet for researchers in all fields of lifestyles sciences

Imaging Anatomy of the Human Spine: A Comprehensive Atlas Including Adjacent Structures

" An Atlas for the twenty first Century the main distinct, state of the art pictures of standard spinal anatomy on hand this present day are the center-piece of this astounding atlas for clinicians, trainees, and scholars within the neurologically-based scientific specialties. actually an ìatlas for the twenty first century,î this entire visible reference provides a close review of spinal anatomy got by utilizing a number of imaging modalities and complex recommendations that permit visualization of buildings impossible with traditional MRI or CT.

Extra resources for Concepts in Anatomy

Sample text

There are 12 vertebrae in the thoracic (T) region, and five each in the lumbar (L) and sacral (S) regions. Three to five vertebrae compose the coccygeal (Cc) set. The five sacral vertebrae are fused to form the sacrum, and fusion converts the coccygeal vertebrae into the coccyx. Vertebrae of one region have one or more distinctive features that set them apart from those of other regions. All vertebrae, however, have the same basic form (Fig. 3): a kidney-shaped body and a vertebral (neural) arch.

3: Somite embryo (cross-section and forward projection) CONCEPTS IN ANATOMY 26 \ I \ I I I I \ ~ " .... -' I 1. Neural groove 2. Neural fold 3. Neural crest cells : @. Ii :1: - i::: .. " . , I ..... • ~ ~ : I ~ \::. ~ ~,:®. '~ ~:. ~~·. ' . ". b. ' ~ ~ ~ I> I /I I c. Sa-d: Neural tube formation (cross-sections) Chapter 5 MUSCULOSKELETAL ANATOMY Transverse segmentation of the paraxial mesodenn late in the third week of human development imposes a pattern of periodicity, or metamerism, on the embryo.

Its superior aperture is the thoracic inlet; the inferior thoracic aperture or outlet, much wider than the inlet, is bounded laterally by the costal margin. The Bony Thorax The bony thorax is part of the axial skeleton. Its components are: the sternum in front, twelve pairs of ribs, and vertebrae Tl-12 plus intervertebral discs behind. , costa = a rib); the zone of transition between rib and cartilage is the costochondral joint or junction. Ribs I-VII are true ribs, for their costal cartilages attach to the sternum directly.

Download PDF sample

Concepts in Anatomy by Herbert H. Srebnik Ph.D. (auth.)
Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 31 votes