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  MSN Encarta - Anatomy
Anatomy is therefore almost inseparable from physiology, which is sometimes called functional anatomy.
Anatomy can also be subdivided into biological processes—for example, developmental anatomy, the study of embryos, and pathological anatomy, the study of diseased organs.
Other subdivisions, such as surgical anatomy and anatomical art, are based on the relationship of anatomy to other branches of activity under the general heading of applied anatomy.
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 Anatomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anatomy (from the Greek anatome, from ana-temnein, to cut up), is the branch of biology that deals with the structure and organization of living things; thus there is animal anatomy (zootomy) and plant anatomy (phytonomy).
Animal anatomy may include the study of the structure of different animals, when it is called comparative anatomy or animal morphology, or it may be limited to one animal only, in which case it is spoken of as special anatomy.
From the morphological point of view, however, human anatomy is a scientific and fascinating study, having for its object the discovery of the causes which have brought about the existing structure of Man, and needing a knowledge of the allied sciences of embryology or developmental biology, phylogeny, and histology.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/an/Anatomy.htm   (524 words)

 Anatomy > History
One of the anatomy demonstrators during the early McMurrich years was Dr. W.E. Gallie, who subsequently became a highly-respected surgeon and educator, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto (see the history of the Department of Surgery for a more detailed description of Dr. Gallie’s accomplishments).
The original plates for the artwork were donated to the Department of Anatomy in 1998 by Williams and Wilkins, the publishers of the atlas, and are currently housed in the archives in the Division of Biomedical Communications.
On July 1, 1999 the formal separation of Anatomy from Cell Biology was effected and six members of the department formed the Division of Anatomy within the Department of Surgery, re-establishing traditionally close ties with surgery.
brodel.med.utoronto.ca /ANAT/history.html   (1710 words)

Animal anatomy is further divided into comparative anatomy, that is, the study of different animals for purposes of comparison, and special anatomy which studies the form and structure of a single animal.
Further important divisions are: physiological anatomy, the study of parts in relation to their functions; surgical or topographical anatomy which considers the relations of different parts, and pathological anatomy which treats of the changes brought on by disease, in various organs or tissues.
Pagel in his sketch of the history of medicine at the end of the Middle Ages says that Bertucci who died in 1347, and Argelata who died towards the end of the fourteenth century, were both in a position to make public demonstrations in dissection because of the example that had been sat by Mondino.
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 history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first professor of anatomy at UCL, Charles Bell was born in 1774 and came to London from Edinburgh in 1804.
Anatomy at the time across the UK was way behind other basic sciences and in particular, way behind anatomy in Germany and the USA.
A radiography unit was set up in anatomy and the medical students did experiments on each other with 'bismuth meals' (and worse) and experiments on the circulatory, respiratory and other body systems as part of their preclinical anatomy training (all of course scoffed at by clinicians).
evolution.anat.ucl.ac.uk /history/history.htm   (2722 words)

 History of Veterinary Anatomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anatomy is a basic subject of veterinary curriculum which deals with normal architecture of the body including both gross and microscopic features of a normal individual.
In the history of veterinary science, Shalihotra (2350 BC) is considered as first known veterinarian of the world who wrote ‘Shalihotra Samhita’ having 12000 shlokas in Sanskrit.
In 1762, Claude Bourgelat established a veterinary school at Lyons in France for the study of anatomy and diseases of domestic animals mainly involving horse.
www.iava.o-f.com /historyana.htm   (2875 words)

 Everything Anatomy:Anatomy History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anatomy is considered the oldest known medical science and evidence of early civilizations possessing knowledge of human structure has been found among remains of various cultures.
Anatomy, the study of the structures of living things, can be divided into gross anatomy (the study of structures visible to the naked eye) and microscopic anatomy.
In the seventeenth century, anatomy (like the other branches of the biological sciences) was aided by the invention of the compound microscope, which allowed investigators to turn their attention from gross anatomy to the structures invisible to the naked eye -- and not only the structures, but their functions.
anatomybookstore.com /guide/Anatomy_History.htm   (2276 words)

 School of Anatomy & Human Biology - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The School of Anatomy and Human Biology formally began in 1956 with the appointment of the foundation professor of anatomy, David Sinclair.
Its primary purpose was the teaching of anatomy and histology to medical students, and this was subsequently extended to include dental students.
Against this strong trend, anatomy at UWA is an energetic discipline as exemplified, for example, by the recent development of the Clinical Training and Education Centre (ctec).
www.anhb.uwa.edu.au /about/about_anhb/history   (992 words)

 Muscle Anatomy -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anatomy (from the Greek ''anatome'', from ''ana-temnein'', to cut up), is the branch of biology that deals with the structure and organization of living things.
Anatomy is the study of the structure and organization of the body.
In particular, in the case of human anatomy, these are the form and proportions of the human body and the surface landmarks which correspond to deeper structures hidden from view, both in static pose and in motion.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/101/muscle-anatomy.html   (1351 words)

 History of Anatomy
Anatomy is necessary to understand how the body functions.
Gross Anatomy: Study of structures visible with the naked eye.
Developmental Anatomy - Study of structures present at all stages, including that of embryos.
www.dwu.edu /biology/Mullican/anaout1.htm   (258 words)

 King Edward Memorial Hospital - Departments: Anatomy
History of mankind is inseparably entwined in the history of India.
Anatomy is the oldest and the most important of all medical sciences.
Thus in India, the science of Anatomy has valiantly climbed the steps of time having been taught and practised from the pre-Vedic period to the present era of online education on computers and it is sure to go on and achieve greater strides in future.
www.kem.edu /dept/anatomy/history.htm   (1891 words)

 Anatomy and Natural History (from bird) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Gross anatomy involves the study of major body structures by dissection and observation and in its narrowest sense is concerned only with the human body.
History is a science—a branch of knowledge that uses specific methods and tools to achieve its goals.
The body structure, or anatomy, of the frog is very similar to the anatomy of man. Both man and the frog have the same kinds of organs and systems of organs.
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 Search Results for anatomy - Encyclopædia Britannica
Anatomy is the study of structure, or a study of body parts.
Anatomy can also includes looking at the shape and size and parts of individual microscopic cells of the body.
He is called the father of anatomy because he is considered one of the foremost anatomists of all time.
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 Anatomy History Books 1902-1979   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Grandjean, B. A concise history of the stereometry and the body measures, according to the contemporary sources, from Archaic Egypt to the Viking Age.
Discusses the history and mythology of the snake, its evolution and anatomy, the habits and characteristics of a variety of the world's snakes, and how to keep snakes as pets.
Singer, C. The evolution of anatomy: a short history of anatomical and physiological discovery to Harvey: being the substance of the Fitzpatrick lectures delivered at the Royal college of physicians of London in the years 1923 and 1924.
www.medlina.com /anatomy_history_books_1902-1979.htm   (930 words)

 Human Anatomy | Chapter Summary
Human anatomy is the science concerned with the structure of the human body.
The terms of anatomy are descriptive and are generally of Greek or Latin derivation.
The advancement of anatomy in Japan was largely due to the influence of the Chinese and Dutch.
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 History of Medicine - Notes - Human Anatomy: Early History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Recognizing the importance of human anatomy for the practice of surgery Susruta dissected the body in spite of religious laws which prohibited contact with the deceased other than for the purpose of cremation.
Hippocrates postulated that anatomy is the foundation of medicine, but at the same time he believed that one could learn sufficient anatomy by observing wounds and human bones, without the unpleasant task of dissecting corpses.
It is tempting to believe that Galen ushered a long and dark period in the history of medicine, including anatomy, but one should take into consideration the dismal era during which he lived.
www.umanitoba.ca /faculties/medicine/history/notes/anatomy   (2018 words)

 Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy - Department History
The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy dates to the earliest moments of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and is among the five original basic science departments of the medical school.
In 1925 the Department, then titled "Anatomy," was the first to begin instruction of medical students just as the science departments began moving into the new medical center complex.
The commitment to quality teaching by faculty in Anatomy, and then Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been extraordinary, as witnessed by the remarkable proportion of commendations and awards both from the institution and by students in both the medical and graduate curricula over the years.
www.urmc.rochester.edu /smd/nanat/home/history.cfm   (613 words)

 Robert Blackey | Advanced Placement European History:An Anatomy of the Essay Examination, 1956-2000 | The History ...
Third, as history teachers become aware of these problems faced by students who are learning as well as answering AP questions about social history, they could work—individually and with others—to become more creative in how this theme is taught.
Italian history, naturally, is a major part of the Renaissance, but then is otherwise absent until nineteenth-century unification and the age of Fascism and Mussolini.
Spanish history is likewise limited to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, excepting one FRQ (1958) and one DBQ (1990) on the Spanish Civil War.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/ht/35.3/blackey.html   (9709 words)

 History of ANATOMY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The subsequent Greek theory, subscribed to even by Aristotle, is that the heart is the seat of intelligence.
The cost of their contribution to science would be considered too high in modern times (they acquire much of their information from vivisection of convicted criminals).
But Celsus, a Roman writer on medical history, energetically justifies the suffering of the criminals as providing 'remedies for innocent people of all future ages'.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa05   (655 words)

 Medieval History medieval anatomy history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When you are after better information about medieval anatomy history, you'll find it difficult separating value packed information from reckless medieval anatomy history suggestions and help so it is wise to know how to qualify the advice you are presented with.
A great tip to pursue when you're presented with information or advice on a medieval anatomy history article is to research who is behind the website.
This may divulge who is behind the site medieval anatomy history authority The quickest way to work out who owns the medieval anatomy history site is to look for the 'about' page.
www.medieval-history-online.info /medieval-anatomy-history.htm   (220 words)

Cave paintings of the early Stone Age, about 30,000 years ago,* show a simple knowledge of the anatomy of animals, and it is assumed that these cave dwellers applied some of their anatomical knowledge to their own bodies.
The civilizations of the Babylonians, as Syrians, Egyptians, Chinese, and Hindus made no serious attempt to learn anatomy because they were interested in the supernatural world, not the natural one, and their cultures placed strong religious restrictions against debasing the body.
His early knowledge of anatomy derived from his studies in Asia Minor, Greece, and Alexandria, and after his return to Pergamon, his job as chief physician to the gladiators.
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 KSUCVM - Anatomy & Physiology - History
In 1919 the veterinary curriculum separated from the Division of Agriculture, creating the Division of Veterinary Medicine, which consisted of three departments: Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, and Surgery and Medicine.
In 1944 the Department of Anatomy and Physiology separated into two departments; the Department of Anatomy and the Department of Physiology.
In 1968 the two Departments were merged to create the Department of Physiological Sciences and in 1976 once again was renamed Anatomy and Physiology.
www.vet.ksu.edu /depts/ap/tour/history.htm   (176 words)

 MUSEUM OF ANATOMY| HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Museum of Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid surges in the Royal School of Surgery of San Carlos, created by Royal Order in 1787 by Carlos III.
All, or most they of them are yet in the museum appointed to the Department of Human Anatomy and Embryology I. In 1840 a new ordinance implants the norm of donating for the Anatomical Museum inheritage the disecting pieces interesting for their rarity or difficulty.
This was the motive of that both Departments of Anatomy, the second was created in 1847, have specify budget destined to the Museums.
www.ucm.es /info/museoana/historia/index_english.htm   (956 words)

 Anatomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
From the morphological point of view, however, human anatomy is a scientific and fascinating study, having for its object the discovery of the causes which have brought about the existing structure of humans, and needing a knowledge of the allied sciences of embryology or developmental biology, phylogeny, and histology.
The comparison of the anatomy of different races of humans is part of the science of physical anthropology or anthropological anatomy.
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www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/Anatomy.htm   (557 words)

 Talk History Forum - Anatomy for Beginners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This post is inspired by the current documentary showing on UK terrestrial channel Channel 4 called Anatomy for Beginners in which Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Prof.
John Lee lecture an audience on human anatomy with the aid of plasticised body parts and the dissection of real human bodies that have donated their corpses to science in order to explain movement, circulation, digestion, and reproduction.
At the same time that Dr Gunther von Hagens has been championing what he calls ‘the democratisation of anatomy’, strange things have been happening to medical curricula, at least in the UK.
www.talk-history.com /forum/showthread.php?p=5927   (578 words)

 Anatomy - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
anatomy, branch of biology concerned with the study of body structure of various organisms, including humans.
Comparative anatomy is concerned with the structural differences of plant and animal forms.
Related to anatomy is morphology, which involves comparative study of the corresponding organs in humans and animals.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?word=anatomy   (433 words)

 Human anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy.
It studies organs and organ systems of the human body, leaving the study of tissues to histology and cells to cytology.
See History of anatomy for a history of anatomy, including human anatomy.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Human_anatomy   (389 words)

 Category:History of anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For more information, see the article about History of anatomy.
History of anatomy in the 17th and 18th centuries
This page was last modified 18:16, 16 October 2005.
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 Dream Anatomy
The basic premise is that human anatomy was a mysterious and imprecise subject until the advent of the printing press in the 15th century.
For advanced high school and university students, however, this is a prime site for learning about the history of human anatomy, as well as a treasure trove of images from early printed books by the most famous names in the history of medicine.
In short, this is popular history at its finest: a difficult and nuanced subject made both interesting and relevant in a digital format.
chnm.gmu.edu /worldhistorysources/r/148/whm.html   (477 words)

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