This new resource introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of anatomy using easy-to-understand language, to provide a solid background, and help readers develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this important and evolving subject.
Anatomy is the branch of biology that studies the physical structure of organisms and their parts. An ancient art, anatomy has developed greatly through the years, with more recent innovations such as X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound technology advancing scientists and medical professionals' understanding of the basic structure of humans and other animals.
In this new volume, students and researchers will find over 100 articles dealing with the following areas of anatomical investigation:
- Gross Anatomy
- Animal Tissues
- Vertebrate Anatomy
- Invertebrate Anatomy
- Advances in Anatomical Technology
- Clinical Anatomy
- Reproductive Health
- Ethics of Anatomical Study
With over 100 essays, this new volume will give readers an overview of bodily structures, the building blocks of life, and major concepts and contemporary issues surrounding the study of anatomy. A must for STEM students at the high school and undergraduate levels.