clinical anatomy


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anatomy

 [ah-nat´o-me]
the science dealing with the form and structure of living organisms.
Examples of specialty areas of anatomy and physiology. From Applegate, 2000.
clinical anatomy anatomy as applied to clinical practice.
comparative anatomy description and comparison of the form and structure of different animals.
developmental anatomy the field of embryology concerned with the changes that cells, tissues, organs, and the body as a whole undergo from a germ cell of each parent to the resulting offspring; it includes both prenatal and postnatal development.
gross anatomy (macroscopic anatomy) that dealing with structures visible with the unaided eye.
microscopic anatomy histology.
morbid anatomy (pathologic anatomy) anatomy of diseased tissues.
radiologic anatomy x-ray anatomy.
special anatomy anatomy devoted to study of particular organs or parts.
topographic anatomy that devoted to determination of relative positions of various body parts.
x-ray anatomy study of organs and tissues based on their visualization by x-rays in both living and dead bodies.

clin·i·cal a·nat·o·my

the practical application of anatomic knowledge to clinical problem-solving, e.g., to diagnosis and treatment or in devising a surgical solution.
Synonym(s): applied anatomy (1)

clin·i·cal a·nat·o·my

(klin'i-kăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The practical application of anatomic knowledge to diagnosis and treatment.
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1) Discipline of Clinical Anatomy, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Mercer S, Rivett DA (2004): Clinical anatomy serving manual therapy.
The congress which is biennially organized by the European Association of Clinical Anatomy (EACA) gathers renowned anatomists.
As the morphology of the popliteus muscle in situ is rarely discussed in relationship to musculoskeletal assessment of the knee region, the purpose of this paper was to present the clinical anatomy of this muscle.
ANKARA, Aug 29, 2009 (TUR) -- 10th Congress of the European Association of Clinical Anatomy Meeting will take place in Istanbul, Turkey on September 2-5, 2009.
However, examination of the clinical anatomy of the perineum revealed that the deep, fat filled, ischiorectal fossae lie between the perineal skin and these muscles.
For medical students, postgraduate trainees, and junior doctors, this guide provides essential information on clinical anatomy, meant to bridge the gap between what students learn in their pre-clinical studies and in later clinical settings by highlighting features of anatomy that are of clinical importance in medicine, surgery, and midwifery, by body system.
ANKARA, May 4, 2009 (TUR) -- 10th Congress of the European Association of Clinical Anatomy Meeting will take place in Istanbul, Turkey on September 2-5, 2009.
The purpose of this paper was therefore to provide a brief update on the clinical anatomy of the infrapatellar fat pad.
Since joining the university, she has created an exceptional, far-reaching program in clinical anatomy for medical students for their four-year education.
The equine distal limb; atlas of clinical anatomy and comparative imaging.
This commentary was undertaken to describe the clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine as it relates to palpation of the zygapophysial joints.

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