clinical anatomy

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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)
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clin·i·cal a·nat·o·my

(klin'i-kăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The practical application of anatomic knowledge to diagnosis and treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The six most widely preferred journals were: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy (12-6.2%), Clinical Anatomy (9-4.6%), Journal of Craniofacial Surgery (9-4.6%), Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences (8-4.1%), Firat Medical Journal (7-3.6%) and International Journal of Morphology (7-3.6%).
(4) Department of Normal and Clinical Anatomy, Interfaculty Chair of Anatomy and Histology, Medical University of Lodz, Narutowicza 60, 90-136 Lodz, Poland
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The book provides a deeper understanding of the clinical anatomy and biomechanics of the spine that aide in the treatment of low back disorders.
In a recent editorial of the journal Clinical Anatomy, Stephen Carmichael, remarked that some studies "showed that total hours in gross anatomy (and other anatomical disciplines) decreased since earlier surveys dating back to 1955; specifically decreasing from almost 350 total hours in 1955 to 149 hours in 2009" (S.
Clinical anatomy and physiology of the normal equine foot.
Essential clinical anatomy._4th ed._New York: Lippiconott Williams.
Peter Abrahams, professor of clinical anatomy at Warwick Medical School, has turned his teaching into bite-size anatomy classes, which can be downloaded and used by medical students worldwide.
All profits go back to the university to support the ongoing clinical anatomy teaching at the Surgical Training Centre at Warwick Medical School.
In a clear outline format, the guide covers clinical anatomy and physiology, physical exams, diagnostic tests, approaches for common complaints in areas from cardiology to dermatology, and easy-to-use quick references to systematic approaches to medical conditions that lead students from definition and risk factors to symptoms and treatment.
Chapter 9 provides an introduction to the management of major trauma and Chapter 10 completes this section together with a review of clinical anatomy related to the common multiplechoice questions asked on this subject.

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