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View Resource JayDoc HistoWeb

JayDoc HistoWeb, provided by two medical students at the University of Kansas, is a frames-based site that provides hundreds of microscopic anatomical images, topically arranged in 19 categories ranging from blood & bone marrow to vascular system. Each image is accompanied by a short annotation and scale bar. Interested users have the option of clicking a button for a much larger view. Note that...

http://www.kumc.edu/instruction/medicine/anatomy/histoweb/
View Resource Surgical Planning Laboratory Anatomy Browser

The Surgical Planning Laboratory (SPL) of the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School has made a virtual treasure chest of visual anatomical information available at its web site. Highlights of the site include the Brain Atlas datasets: complex java applets that allow users to see parts of a schematic brain and heart. Users can rotate the images, and...

http://www.spl.harvard.edu/archive/spl-pre2007/pages/papers/...
View Resource Human Anatomy On-line

The Informative Graphics Corporation offers an excellent educational aid/tutorial. Human Anatomy On-line presents an interactive environment for the end user through the use of Java applets, over one hundred images, and animations. What makes this site so interesting is its use of descriptive links which provide names, information, and in some cases a link to an image providing a closer view....

http://www.innerbody.com/
View Resource Interactive Atlases: Digital Anatomist Project

The Department of Biological Structure at the University of Washington, Seattle provides these Interactive Atlases, all of which may be useful as supplemental material in (human) anatomy classes. Each Atlas is comprised of a set of "structurally annotated" color images of each subject area (e.g., thorax, heart, neuroanatomy, or the knee). Containing 2-D and 3-D images from "cadaver sections, MRI...

http://da.biostr.washington.edu/da.html
View Resource Skull Module

The Department of Anthropology at California State University, Chico, provides this introductory Website on (human) cranial skeletal anatomy. Users may access information for each of the individual bones of the skull by clicking on a color-coordinated graphic of a human skull or by clicking on a hyperlinked list of bone names. Each bone of the skull is described using text, several illustrations,...

http://www.csuchico.edu/anth/Module/skull.html
View Resource Virtual Autopsy

Designed with medical students in mind, Leicester (England) University's Virtual Autopsy site takes the student on a virtual tour of seven autopsies. Several options allow for efficient navigation of the site: Cause of Death is a self-assessment quiz students may take after "performing" each autopsy; Return to History takes the user back to the beginning of each case; and Choose another Case lets...

https://www.le.ac.uk/pathology/teach/va/welcome.html
View Resource Historical Anatomies on the Web

Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project of the National Library of Medicine offering selected images from illustrated anatomical atlases spanning the 15th to 20th centuries. The atlases represented in this collection were chosen primarily for their historical and artistic significance, but anyone with an interest in medicine or the history of medical science should find this Web site...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/home....
View Resource Radiology Education

Created and maintained by Dr. Michael P. D'Alessandro, this site provides visitors with a host of links related to radiology education. The site is organized quite simply, as it consists of several hundred links vetted by Dr. Alessandro, all of which are related to radiology. At the top of the homepage, visitors will find the links organized into categories which include radiology textbooks,...

http://www.radiologyeducation.com/
View Resource Anatomy: The Foundation of Medicine: From Aristotle to Early Twentieth-Century Wall Charts

Anatomical drawing and illustration has been an important tool of doctors and physiologists since the time of Galen. The University of Virginia's Claude Moore Health Science Library has created this breezy and informative tour through the history of anatomical study and drawing and placed it here for use by the general public. First-time visitors will want to take in the "Brief Essay on Anatomical...

http://exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu/anatomical/