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Definition branch of biology and Medicine that studie branch of biology and Medicine that studies primarily the internal structure and design of the structure of living things. It is a general term that includes human anatomy, animal anatomy (zootomy) and plant anatomy (phytotomy). Anatomy is divided into various sub specialties in some of its facets anatomy is closely related to Embryology, Histology, comparative anatomy and comparative embryology, through common roots in evolution. Anatomy is subdivided into gross anatomy (or macroscopic anatomy) and microscopic anatomy. Gross anatomy (also called topographical anatomy, regional anatomy, or anthropotomy) is the study of anatomical structures that can be seen by unaided vision with the naked eye. Microscopic anatomy is the study of minute anatomical structures assisted with microscopes, which includes histology (the study of the organization of tissues), and cytology (the study of cells). The history of anatomy has been characterized, over time, by a continually developing understanding of the functions of organs and structures in the body including the clinical understanding of how damage to these structures effects other functions in the body. Methods have also advanced dramatically, advancing from examination of animals through dissection of cadavers (dead human bodies) to technologically complex techniques developed in the 20th century including X-ray technology, Sonogram and MRI technology. Anatomy should not be confused with anatomical pathology (also called morbid anatomy or histopathology), which is the study of the gross and microscopic appearances of diseased organs. - definition adapted from Wikipedia rgans. - definition adapted from Wikipedia
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Label Anatomy  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 11 June 2010 03:16:24  +
ModifiedDate 11 June 2010  +
SuperCategory Scientific_discipline  +
Synonym Anatomist  +
Categories Scientific discipline
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Resource:3D MRI Atlas of Mouse Development +, Resource:3D surgical atlases of the murine head +, Resource:Adult Mouse Anatomy Ontology +, Resource:Allen Human Brain Atlas +, Resource:Allen Institute for Brain Science +, Resource:Anatomy Atlases +, Resource:Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse +, Resource:Ascidian Network for InSitu Expression and Embryological Data +, Resource:Ask Dr Wiki +, Resource:BAMS Thesaurus +, Resource:BIRN Coordinating Center +, Resource:Bgee: a dataBase for Gene Expression Evolution +, Resource:BodyMap-Xs +, Resource:Brain Pharmacological Database +, Resource:BrainNavigator +, Resource:Brainstorm +, Resource:CELDA Ontology +, Resource:COBrA +, Resource:Cancer Genome Anatomy Project +, Resource:Common Anatomy Reference Ontology +, Keywords
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