applied anatomy


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ap·plied a·nat·o·my

1. Synonym(s): clinical anatomy
2. any practical application related to human structure or a structural feature, e.g., ergonomic design specifically suiting or reflecting human anatomy.

applied anatomy

[əplīd′]
the study of the structure of the organs of the body as it relates to the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Also called practical anatomy.Compare comparative anatomy.See also pathological anatomy,radiological anatomy, surgical anatomy.

applied anatomy

The application of anatomical knowledge, in particular the use of normal anatomical landmarks, in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

applied anatomy

1. The study of body structures to determine how they influence the body's performance and its susceptibility to disease.
2. The study of the body's construction for guiding endoscopy, surgery, or other forms of invasive therapy.
See also: anatomy
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Bogduk N and Macintosh JE (1984): The applied anatomy of the thoracolumbar fascia.
They address clinical and applied anatomy, biomechanics, genetic susceptibility, and basic knowledge of screws and plates; anterior and posterior approaches, the technique of harvesting bone grafts from the anterior and posterior iliac crest, and the evolution of surgical management; and various surgical techniques, their indications, methods, procedures, contraindications, postoperative care, complications, outcomes, and advantages and disadvantages.
There is also material on applied anatomy and physiology, image interpretation, medico-legal and ethical issues, pharmacology, and report writing.
Each chapter focuses on sport-specific applied anatomy, assessment and management of sport and exercise related injuries to the particular anatomical region discussed.

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