Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy. Features thousands of illustrations and clinical images.
Atlas of the Human Body from the American Medical Association: The illustrations for Effects of Stroke and Hand–Carpal Tunnel are unique; the site also gives concise illustrations of blood supply and anterior and posterior views of all the body muscles and more.
Cranial Nerves Website by Yale University School of Medicine
Enhanced Neurological Eye Simulator from UC Davis University of California: “Disable” various ocular muscles. There is also a feature that allows you to alter the gaze with the movement of your computer mouse.
Gross Anatomy: Learn ‘Em Bones, Arteries, Nerves, Muscles, Dermatomes and Cutaneous Innervation: Unique content on the site (Cutaneous Innervation and Dermatomes) but you may have to drag the frames with your mouse to enlarge the viewing area. Created at Loyola University for medical students.
Instant Anatomy: Created by Professor Robert Whitaker, this website was designed to teach medical students about anatomy. You will find a range of materials, including diagrams, illustrations, quizzes, tips, mnemonics, iPhone and iPad apps, and a set of detailed flash cards. On the homepage, visitors will find a What’s New area, which includes podcasts that deal with subjects such as the small muscles of the hand and the anatomy of the posterior forearm. Other sections include Head & Neck, Thorax, Abdomen, Arm, and Leg. Each section includes dozens of illustrations, along with some useful Brain Training Games designed to increase comprehension of the materials.
Muscle Atlas from the University of Washington: Color illustrations of individual upper and lower extremity muscles; also, concise information on Origin, Insertion, Action, Innervation, and Arterial Supply
Musculoskeletal Atlas from the University of Washington
Who Named It? is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms, a survey of many medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person)
Atlas of Human Anatomy (University of Iowa) -precise drawings of the bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and embryonic anatomy from the original atlas published in 1841
Whole Brain Atlas (imaging of the central nervous system, including magnetic resonance, x-ray computed tomography and nuclear medicine images). A collaboration of MIT and Harvard University.
MedPix Presented by the National Library of Medicine. MedPix is a searchable online database of medical images, teaching cases and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata including over 19,000 patient case scenarios and nearly 54,000 images.
Gray’s Anatomy for Students. eBook, 3rd edition (2015). Focuses on just the core information you need for your anatomy courses.
Anatomia 1522 – 1867: Anatomical Plates from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library from the University of Toronto Libraries Fisher Library Digital Collection: This collection features approximately 4500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy selected from the Jason A. Hannah and Academy of Medicine collections in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. Each illustration has been fully indexed using medical subject headings (MeSH), and techniques of illustration, artists, and engravers have been identified whenever possible. There are ninety-five individual titles represented, ranging in date from 1522 to 1867.
Visible Human Project sponsored by the National Library of Medicine: Note: these images are arranged in radiographic view, as though you were looking up from the patient’s feet toward the head. Thus, the right side of the image is the patient’s left side.
Innerbody Your Guide to Human Anatomy Online: To see detailed human anatomy charts and gather in-depth anatomy information, click any of the human body systems above. Where would you like to begin your exploration of human anatomy? Learn about human physiology as you study anatomical charts and models of every system in the human body! It’s also interactive—some libraries recommend it for high-school level allied health program. If this link doesn’t work, open a browser and type innerbody.com. Sometimes it won’t load otherwise.
Integrating Digital Anatomy for the 21st Century: The University of Michigan’s Visible Human Project uses Internet 2 to serve The National Library of Medicine’s Visible Human data to Health Science students, clinicians, educators, and researchers. Novel 2D and 3D navigational browsers provide VH derived content in an educationally relevant manner. Arbitrary slices, text, models, and fly-throughs are being packaged into learning modules organized systemically or regionally to be delivered to many simultaneous users. Future goals of the project include an integrated representation of the human body from molecular, biochemical, genetic, cellular, to system levels.
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