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The Visual Dictionary

Have you ever wondered what the various parts of a guitar are called? Perhaps you need a refresher on the various types of dresses? The Visual Dictionary website covers both topics in copious detail, along with offering up information on transportation, biology, and the human body. Essentially, the site offers annotated images that identify each part of a given item, such as an automobile or a...
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...
The Visible Human Project

The Visible Human Project is one of the groundbreaking initiatives that makes the National Library of Medicine so fascinating. Using donated cadavers, the Project has created "complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations" of male and female bodies, sectioned at one millimeter (male) and one-third millimeter (female) intervals. On the site, readers can find an extremely...