surface anatomy


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sur·face a·nat·o·my

the study of the configuration of the surface of the body, especially in its relation to deeper parts.

surface anatomy

 
1. Anatomic structures that can be identified on the outside of the body.
2. The study of anatomic structures that can be identified on the outside of the body.

sur·face a·nat·o·my

(sŭr'făs ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The study of the configuration of the surface of the body, especially in its relation to deeper parts.
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Teaching surface anatomy is both useful and necessary to undertake physical examinations, interventional procedures, and to interpret diagnostic images.
The template called for large, single-page macroscopic photos, concise text, and consistent organization in each chapter (from text orientation to surface anatomy, then from superficial to deep dissections, and finally onto radiological imaging).
A cauliflower-like appearance demarcates the surface anatomy, and well-circumscribed tumor tissue extends below the surface, as in a verrucoid pattern.
When we talk about portal segmentation we talk about vascular concepts and we have to define the characteristics of a portal segment, we can't use the term lobe because it is a descriptive concept of surface anatomy. Shilal & Tuli (2015) opined "The pattern of drainage in the right posterior lobe of liver varies considerably.
of Valladolid, Spain) and Herran (ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine) aid ophthalmologists, optometrists, biologists, biochemists, and medical doctors in understanding ocular surface anatomy and physiology, disorders, and their treatment.
Additions to the 14th edition include surface anatomy with projection of internal organs, anatomical diagrams next to imaging figures, greater integration with imaging techniques, images demonstrating endoscopic techniques, and images of patients presenting with typical palsies, among others.
Regions are then broken down into smaller components that deal separately with surface anatomy before concentrating on individual structures.
coeliac plexus blocks) before the days of image intensifiers: surface anatomy writ large.
Videoclips of a living human model integrate surface anatomy and electromyography into this programme.
While Checking the surface anatomy of the thumb, we noticed that there is an abnormal lateral division in the extensor pollicis longus tendon at the dorsal aspect of the proximal phalanx.
provide this text for students needing a more concise description of anatomy than presented in Gray's Anatomy for Students, reworking its material to focus mainly on regional anatomy and integrate clinical material, imaging, and surface anatomy information directly into the text as clinical and imaging applications and surface anatomy boxes.
Sanjoy Saha, in his informative research based book, Human Evolution and Basic Human Anatomy, clearly shows that, the superficial anatomy or surface anatomy is important in human anatomy, being the practical study of anatomical landmarks that can be readily identified from the contours or other reference points on the surface of the body.
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