radiological anatomy

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radiological anatomy

Etymology: L, radius + Gk, logos, science
(in applied anatomy) the study of the structure and morphology of the tissues and organs of the body based on their x-ray visualization.

radiological anatomy

Anatomy based on the radiological appearance of tissues and organs.
See also: anatomy


the science dealing with the form and structure of living organisms.

comparative anatomy
description and comparison of the form and structure of different animals.
developmental anatomy
the changes in form from fertilization to adulthood, including embryology, fetology and postnatal development.
gross anatomy
that dealing with structures visible with the unaided eye. Called also macroscopic anatomy.
macroscopic anatomy
see gross anatomy (above).
microscopic anatomy
anatomy revealed by microscopy; includes histology and cytology.
morbid anatomy
anatomy of diseased tissues. Called also pathological anatomy.
pathological anatomy
see morbid anatomy (above).
radiological anatomy
anatomy revealed by the techniques of radiography and fluoroscopy.
special anatomy
anatomy devoted to study of particular organs or parts.
topographic anatomy
that devoted to determination of relative positions of various body parts; regional anatomy.
x-ray anatomy
see radiological anatomy (above).
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Starting with normal radiological anatomy, the appearance of common and uncommon diseases of the temporal bone and related structures on imaging studies will be explained, and the relative value of the different available imaging modalities.
Butler, a neuroradiologist in the UK, Mitchell, and Healy bring together radiologists from the UK and Canada for 17 chapters on radiological anatomy, divided by the central nervous system; the thorax, abdomen, and pelvis; the upper and lower limb; and obstetrics and neonatology.
Clinical and radiological anatomy of the lumbar spine, 5th ed.

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