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Historic Atlases of Human Anatomy
Atlas of Human Anatomy by
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This atlas is translated from the original atlas entitled "Handbuch der Anatomie des Menschen" which was published in 1841 in Leipzig, Germany. The author of this atlas was Professor Dr. Carl Ernest Bock, who lived from 1809-1874.
Andreas Vesalius's De Humani Corporis Fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body) is one of the most influential works in the history of Western medicine. It was conceived and written by 28-year-old Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), a professor at the University of Padua. Vesalius was both a gifted dissector and a learned scholar whose great contribution was to apply to anatomy the critical methods developed by the Renaissance humanist scholars.
Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project designed to give Internet users access to high quality images from important anatomical atlases in the National Library of Medicine's collection. The project offers selected images from NLM's atlas collection, not the entire books, with an emphasis on images and not texts. Atlases and images are selected primarily for their historical and artistic significance, with priority placed upon the earliest and/or the best edition of a work in NLM's possession.
The Visible Human Project
The Visible Human Project® by the National Library of Medicine is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals.
AnatLine was developed by the National Library of Medicine to provide a client/server Internet interface to access gross anatomy images of the human body. During its beta phase, AnatLine stores a subset of the Visible Human Data Set. This version of AnatLine consists of image records of thoracic cross sectional planes, thoracic voxel structures, and rendered bitmap images. AnatLines Anatomical Browser provides online viewing of low resolution surface rendered images of the human thoracic region.
Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section
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By: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD; Adel K. Afifi, M.D.; Jean J. Jew, M.D.; Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
"We were impressed with the magnitude and depth of the work by Eycleshymer and Schoemaker, A Cross-Section Anatomy, published by D. Appleton Company in 1911, and now out of print. As a consequence, our goal was to produce an "in-depth" reference book to fill the gap left by Eycleshymer and Schoemaker, thereby extending the important contribution made by these authors.
Human Brain Anatomy
The Allen Human Brain Atlas
A unique multi-modal atlas of the human brain that integrates anatomic and genomic information, coupled with a suite of visualization and mining tools
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