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

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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Applied anatomy of the head regions of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius) and its clinical implications during regional anesthesia.
In the present study, we evaluated Equine Anatomedia after its implementation in the curriculum of applied anatomy. We surveyed students (n= 330) using an evaluation sheet including quantitative and qualitative questionnaires.
The most appealing aspect of the program was the high percent of the students wanted to viewing and owns a copy, staff recorded that it is necessary for teaching and/ or learning of the applied anatomy.
The index is succinct and the authors provide key points, notes on applied anatomy and full call-outs for the photographs and illustrations.
Clinical anatomy; a revision and applied anatomy for clinical students, 11th ed.
Applied anatomy is usually concerned with human structural observations which are useful in medicine, especially in surgical technique, but also in clinical diagnosis.
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