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  Game Information
Anatomists devote their careers to the scientific study of the body, often using magical means to aid or inform their research.
Thus, when a new anatomist level is gained, the character gains new spells per day as if he had also gained a level in a spellcasting class he belonged to before he added the prestige class.
If the anatomist is of another race, or has specifically chosen another race as their main field of study, then his anatomical attack affects that race rather than humans.
www.griffjon.com /companions/game/anatomist.html   (1122 words)

 Online Etymology Dictionary
In anatomical sense, the word is attested from 1769, from Mod.L. (nervus) sympathicus, coined by Jacques-Benigne Winslow (1669-1760), Danish anatomist living in Paris.
anatomist Herophilus (c.300 B.C.E.) from epi "on" + didymos "testicle," lit.
anatomist and zoologist Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold (1804-85) and coined by him from Gk.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=anatomist&searchmode=phrase   (695 words)

 BrainVISA/Anatomist Home Page
Anatomist is a visualization software, which main originality is a generic module dedicated to structural data, namely sets of objects linked one another into a graph structure.
Anatomist provides also some tools to easily map Statistical Parametric Maps on 3D renderings of the brain, inflated meshes of the cortical surface, etc...
Anatomist is the visualisation software used by Brainvisa to show the assembly line results.
brainvisa.info   (283 words)

 Canadian Journal of History: Marcello Malpighi: Anatomist and Physician.(Review) (book review)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Marcello Malpighi: Anatomist and Physician, edited by Domenico Bertoloni Meli.
This volume, a specialized collection of essays on the impact of Marcello Malpighi, the seventeenth-century anatomist and physician, grew out of a conference held at Cambridge in 1994.
It was fortunate to pique the interest of an Italian publisher, since a collection as specialized as this rarely finds an American or English one.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:71251740&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (172 words)

 Visible Human, Know Thyself: The Digital Anatomist Dynamic Structural Abstraction
There is a need for a symbolic model of the structural organization of the human body, which could invest with meaning the graphical information extractable from the clusters of voxels and their geometric coordinates that make up the Visible Human data sets.
The Fm is an abstraction that, in accord with declared principles, describes the physical organization of the material objects and 3D spaces that constitute an idealized human body.
It is our contention that the Digital Anatomist Foundational Model as a whole, and its Anatomical Structural Abstraction in particular, will furnish the formal representation of knowledge that will provide for the intelligent navigation of the Visible Human data sets.
www.nlm.nih.gov /research/visible/vhpconf2000/AUTHORS/ROSSE/TEXTINDX.HTM   (974 words)

 Wiley Anatomy Web Site - The New Anatomist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The New Anatomist is a bimonthly magazine-style section of The Anatomical Record that uses the disciplines of anatomy to connect the biological fields of cell biology, development, physical anthropology and neuroscience.
Its articles, reviews and tutorials focus on topics of interest to anatomists and bioscientists alike, from cutting-edge research to general science and technology breakthroughs, all highlighted by lively and accessible illustrations.
This unique journal also provides readers with news and views of the field from scientific, social, and political arenas and a forum for debate on controversial issues.
www.wiley.com /legacy/products/subject/life/anatomy/anat_newanat.html   (456 words)

 Antiqua Medicina: vesalius
Many a contemporary reader must have wondered why Vesalius took this risk; he must have found it meaningless if not counterproductive, that the great anatomist should have labored to veil his empirical investigations in the garb of so artificial a language.
Yet Vesalius believed that by recovering true and correct speech the road was paved for the recovery of true and correct knowledge.
However revolutionary Vesalius’ achievement may seem to the modern historian, for him it was only the revival of the work of ancient anatomists.
hsc.virginia.edu /hs-library/historical/antiqua/texth.htm   (629 words)

 Visible Human Viewer User Profile-draft
2.1 Anatomist: Locate a landmark position near the top of the left femoral bone by moving the MWSB and the LWSB to near the top of the bone and locating through several tries the exact landmark desired.
2.3 Anatomist: Locate a landmark position near the bottom of the left femoral bone by moving the MWSB and the LWSB to near the bottom of the bone and locating through several tries the exact landmark desired.
Anatomist here refers to what the method an anatomist would use in practice.
archive.nlm.nih.gov /proj/bita/vhuser-prod-d.php   (856 words)

 Folkstone Design Inc. | Anatomist CD-ROM
Initially developed for post secondary allied health/life sciences education Anatomist has be adopted by a wide range of professionals and students.
While used by lawyers for court room presentation, reference and education, and by doctors at HMO's to provide patients with information, the primary audience for this product are the many people who require a knowledge of human anatomy for their profession.
Anatomist focuses on the process of learning human anatomy, so while content is important, we believe, that how it is delivered will be reflected in how well it is learned.
www.folkstone.ca /anatomist   (368 words)

An eminent Danish anatomist and geologist, convert and saintly bishop, born at Copenhagen, 1 January, 1638; died at Schwerin in Germany, 25 November, 1686.
In spite of his achievements his countrymen failed to appoint him professor at the University of Copenhagen, in consequence of which he went to Florence, where he was cordially received by the Grand Duke of Tuscany.
He was appointed anatomist at the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova and continued his researches.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14286a.htm   (576 words)

 SciFan: Books: Anatomist, The by Federico Andahazi (from our database of Fantasy & SF novels, anthologies, collections)
It is no accident that Federico Andahazi draws a parallel between his Renaissance hero, the anatomist Mateo Colombo, and the explorer Christopher Columbus.
It is the conceit of his first novel, The Anatomist (beautifully translated from the Spanish by Alberto Manguel), that both Colombos made "equally momentous and disturbing" discoveries.
The Anatomist is based on a historical figure and historical fact; what Andahazi provides is his title character's heart and soul.
www.scifan.com /titles/title.asp?TI_titleid=26271   (594 words)

 Visible Human, Construct Thyself: The Digital Anatomist Dynamic Scene Generator
We are also aware of many efforts to segment the VH data, although none of these efforts has yet resulted in widely available segmented data.
We describe the Digital Anatomist Dynamic Scene Generator, a Web-based program that uses the FM to intelligently combine individual 3-D mesh "primitives", representing parts of organs, into 3-D anatomical scenes.
The building blocks of a scene are shown in the bottom row of Figure 1, and consist of terms and relationships from the FM, 3-D mesh primitives, and a list of correspondences between the primitives and names in the FM.
www.nlm.nih.gov /research/visible/vhpconf2000/AUTHORS/BRINKLEY/TEXTINDX.HTM   (500 words)

 German anatomist used executed Chinese prisoners' bodies: report. 18/01/2004. ABC News Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Controversial German anatomist Gunther von Hagens used the corpses of executed Chinese prisoners to create his exhibitions of synthetically preserved human bodies, according to German news magazine Der Spiegel.
Der Spiegel reports that a centre operated by Von Hagens's company in the Chinese coastal city of Dalian held a stock of 647 preserved bodies in November 2003, which were destined to be either exhibited or sold to universities.
The anatomist appeared last year before a parliamentary committee in Kyrgyzstan to answer questions about the discovery of around 200 decaying corpses in the basement of a centre he established in Kyrgyzstan's medical academy.
www.abc.net.au /cgi-bin/common/printfriendly.pl?http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1027291.htm   (257 words)

 A short biography on the life of the dedicated anatomist -Valsalva Kazi Rehan, Triaridis S, Rhys-Evans P - J Postgrad ...
He subsequently moved to Bologna, where he studied philosophy under Lelio Trionfetti, mathematics under Pietro Mengoli and geometry under Rodelli who were some of the famous teachers of that time at Bologna University.
Noted anatomist, Malpighi was Valsalva's teacher at Bologna University and they shared a deep admiration for each other.
Valsalva was an extremely skilled anatomist and pathologist, a fine physician, and an excellent surgeon for over a quarter of a century in the Bolognese hospitals.
www.jpgmonline.com /article.asp?issn=0022-3859;year=2004;volume=50;issue=4;spage=314;epage=315;aulast=Kazi   (941 words)

 Anatomist, The - Frederico Andahazi - Printed Books Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Anatomist, The - Frederico Andahazi : The Anatomist (Minor amendments)
This great book is a hilarious look at the sexual repression of sixteenth century Italy, and by our own mental association, our own present day association, based around one man's discovery of the clitoris.
The 'power' this grants him allows him to rise high among the privileged, before the power becomes too threatening to others, and his demise is...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/anatomist-the-frederico-andahazi   (134 words)

 DIAGRAM :: Lisa Lee
In this engraving of anatomist and cadaver, an excess
This poem is a response to the copper engraving by Nicolas Beatrizet, from the drawing attributed to Gasper Becerra, from Anatome corpris humani (Venice, 1607), reproduced in The Physician's Art: Representations of Art and Medicine (Durham, 1999).
"Book Plate: The Anatomist" belongs to a body of work that is primarily ekphrastic.
webdelsol.com /DIAGRAM/4_4/lee.html   (77 words)

The anatomist ate duck breast and roast potatoes standing at a desk while he drew a sketch of the child's gills from memory.
The anatomist changed the depth of the probe a dozen times before withdrawing it and moving on to another grid.
The anatomist was still scratching away with his pen when she broke down in sobs.
www.scifi.com /scifiction/originals/originals_archive/claxton/claxton1.html   (11345 words)

 BrainVISA/Anatomist FAQ
Anatomist displays an empty white window at startup, then does not display icons, there are error messages in the shell window from which it was started telling some files were not found, and then anatomist crashes when opening an object file: You have probably run the
When using the binary packages, these variables are set by brainvisa's and anatomist's startup scripts so you should normally not have to worry about them.
Anatomist is based on AIMS library, which has modular IO formats support.
brainvisa.info /faq.html   (1934 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on The Anatomist at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The Anatomist is a tale of obsession comparable to Victor Frankenstein’s frenzied attempts to re-animate dead flesh.
The eponymous Anatomist, Mateo Columbo is spurned by the woman he loves and subsequently scours Europe, frequents brothels, and eventually trawls grave yards and charnel house for corpses to dissect, all in pursuit of something to “control the capricious will of woman”.
Though this is in many ways a marvellous book: instructive, entertaining and exquisitely written, it is at times wholly unbelievable.
www.epinions.com /book-review-530D-13C2061E-38FB35DD-prod3   (270 words)

 Digital Anatomist Project Description
The long term goal of the Digital Anatomist project is an anatomy information system that is available from any desktop computer on the network.
The development of this system is driven by the needs of students learning anatomy, but the system has now evolved to a state where it is used by clinicians as well.
The goals of the Digital Anatomist Project lead to many interesting informatics research issues, including image segmentation, graphics and visualization, artificial intelligence, and multimedia databases.
sig.biostr.washington.edu /projects/da/overview.html   (1983 words)

 Young Anatomist's Publication Award
AAA's Young Anatomist's Publication Award was created to recognize the best publication by a young anatomist in one of the society's journals -The Anatomical Record (including The New Anatomist) or Developmental Dynamics.
Students, postdocs, and assistant professors without tenure who are first or last author (assuming the last author is laboratory director) on a paper published in the calendar year preceding the presentation of the award.
The selected applicant will receive a $500 honorarium and $500 in travel support to attend the Annual Meeting, along with a ticket to the AAA Banquet at which the award will be presented.
www.anatomy.org /Awards-Grants/publication_award.htm   (256 words)

 Andahazi, Federico: The Anatomist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This historical novel is set in 16th century Venice, where the great anatomist and physician Mateo Colombo has just been charged with heresy and placed under house arrest.
Like his explorer namesake, the Renaissance anatomist ventured forth into new territory, setting aside prejudice and popular opinion, as well as (in Mateo's case at least) the weight of church authority.
However, although the anatomist struck a blow for objectivity in observation, his interpretation of the findings was compromised by cultural bias; in this case, by good old-fashioned misogyny.
endeavor.med.nyu.edu /lit-med/lit-med-db/webdocs/webdescrips/andahazi12031-des-.html   (542 words)

 Sir Arthur Keith (www.whonamedit.com)
Engines of the Human Body offered «fresh interpretation» of structure and function; Keith reported that it met «fair success, but was soon out of date.» His Menders of the Maimed was a historical critique of orthopaedic surgery, combined with an exposition of the natural powers of living bone.
Keith the populariser, however, also revived the scientific side of the college’s work, gave stimulating demonstration-lectures, and encouraged surgeons and anatomists to use the museum; but there were then no students at the college and little facility for research.
There he continued his work on congenital disabilities of the heart and its embryological development and he wrote extensively on the endocrinology of racial characteristics and on anthropological topics.
www.whonamedit.com /doctor.cfm/859.html   (1540 words)

 The Digital Anatomist
But the difficult task of gaining a detailed knowledge of the body's gross and fine structures now can be aided by use of the computer, thanks to the efforts of a group of UW researchers.
The Digital Anatomist Program at the UW is concerned with the representation of anatomical knowledge in a computerized format.
The Digital Anatomist methods are being developed with education as the primary target, but these same tools are finding applications in the clinical setting as well.
www.washington.edu /research/pathbreakers/1996a.html   (557 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Arts news | Anatomist will escape charges
The maverick anatomist who has carried out Britain's first public autopsy in 170 years is unlikely to be prosecuted, it emerged last night.
The man's son had written: "Because of the heart-felt solidarity my father felt for the professor, and based on numerous discussions with him, I can confirm that a public postmortem of his body would be in full accordance with his wishes."
Roger Soames, of the British Association of Clinical Anatomists, who condemned the show, conceded that Prof von Hagens may have found a loophole in the law by calling the operation an autopsy rather than dissection.
www.guardian.co.uk /arts/news/story/0,11711,845119,00.html   (727 words)

 Internet Book List :: Book Information: Anatomist, the
But whereas Colombus voyaged outward to explore the world and found the Americas, Mateo Colombo looked inward, across the mons veneris, and uncovered the clitoris.
Based on historical fact, The Anatomist is an utterly fascinating excursion into Renaissance Italy.
Perceptive and stirring, it ironically exposes not only the social hypocracies of the day, but also the prejudices and sexual taboos that may still be with us four hundred years later.
www.iblist.com /book29338.htm   (138 words)

 Prestige Class: AD&D Hall Of Heroes
Special: To qualify to become a anatomist, a character must fulfill all the following criteria.
Weapon and Armor Proficiency: An anatomist is proficient with the club, dagger, heavy crossbow, light crossbow, quarterstaff, rapier, and short sword.
Note that armor check penalties for armor heavier than leather apply to the skills Balance, Climb, Escape Artist, Hide, Jump, Move Silently, Pick Pocket, and Tumble, and that carrying heavy gear imposes a check penalty on Swim checks.
www.hallofhero.com /PC/votes.cfm?IDPC=15   (1246 words)

 Natural History: An awful, terrible dinosaurian irony - 19th-century British anatomist Richard Owen and the etymology ...
In our culture, reptiles serve as a prime symbol of slimy evil and scaly, duplicitous, beady-eyed disgust - from the serpent that tempted Eve in the Garden to the dragons killed by Saint George or Siegfried.
Owen (1804-92), a professor at the Royal College of Surgeons and at the Royal Institution, and later the founding director of the newly independent Natural History division of the British Museum, had already achieved high status as England's best comparative anatomist.
A recent biography by Nicolaas A. Rupke, Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist (Yale University Press, 1994), has redressed the balance and restored Owen's rightful status as brilliantly skilled (in both anatomy and diplomacy), if not always at the forefront of intellectual innovation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1134/is_n1_v107/ai_20517881   (1185 words)

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