functional anatomy


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func·tion·al a·nat·o·my

anatomy studied in its relation to function.

func·tion·al a·nat·o·my

(fŭngk'shŭn-ăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The study of bodily structure as it relates to function.
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Functional anatomy and adaptative evolution of the feeding apparatus in the Sawaiian honeycreeper genus Loxops (Drepanidae).
TV with her functional anatomy classes about seven years ago.
I also like the paediatric airway chapter, particularly the wonderful summary of the functional anatomy of the infant airway.
Sonographers must have knowledge of normal structure and functional anatomy of the human body and use independent judgment in recognizing the need to perform procedures according to sonographic findings.
It may be useful as a quick point of reference to provide a broad, easy to read outline of a topic, however, it should not be used as a reliable source of contemporary understanding in relation to functional anatomy of the spine.
Functional Anatomy of Hypnotic Analgesia: A PET Study of Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Turns out Hansen, a self-confessed anatomy wonk, works with Irene Dowd (see "Teacher's Wisdom," June 2005), the leading teacher of functional anatomy for dancers.
The fourth updated edition of Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals integrates different approaches to domestic animal anatomy from the microscopic level upwards, considering connections between species, systems, and expanded coverage of avian topics.
Functional anatomy investigated: Many reasons to squat.
Initiated in 2003, ENCODE was designed to enhance our understanding of the functional anatomy of the raw DNA sequence revealed by the Human Genome Project.
Concepts covered in these chapters include the functional anatomy, biomechanics, neuroanatomy, and physiology of the masticatory system.
These reports made important contributions to understanding the functional anatomy of the human motor cortex and technical approaches to surgical extirpation of cortical tissue.

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