developmental 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.
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de·vel·op·men·tal a·nat·o·my

anatomy of the structural changes of a person from fertilization to adulthood; includes embryology, fetology, and postnatal development.
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de·vel·op·men·tal a·nat·o·my

(dĕ-vel'ŏp-men'tăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
Anatomy of the structural changes of a person from fertilization to adulthood; includes embryology, fetology, and postnatal development.
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Developmental anatomy of the shoot apex of leptosporangiate ferns.
With the advent of modern technology and diagnostic procedures it becomes imperative to have a sound knowledge about developmental anatomy. Shikinami in 1926 said" If one wishes to become acquainted with the structure and form of any organ, there is perhaps no better way than to trace its development, step by step, back into the early embryonic stage" as quoted by Harrison.
The focus is on the major themes and essential concepts of gross and developmental anatomy and their clinical relevance.
Written by experts in developmental anatomy, molecular biology and clinical aspects of veterinary medicine, this textbook provides information relevant to many subjects taught in the preclinical, paraclinical and clinical years.
Developmental anatomy. In: Development of the arteries.
Thirty-four chapters are devoted to pediatric otolaryngology with topics including developmental anatomy, anesthesia, cleft lip and palate, glottic and subglottic stenosis, voice disorders, and reconstruction surgery of the ear.

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