Biology 47 - Links & Resources


General Information | Anatomy Web Sites | Applications | Interesting Sites | Animations


General Information (return to top of page)

  1. Article (pdf): Pregnancy Outcome Following Gestational Exposure to Organic Solvents
  2. Memory Aids (mnemonics)
    http://img.com.tripod.com/mnemonics/anatomy.htm

    http://www.medicalmnemonics.com

Anatomy Web Sites (return to top of page)

General Anatomy

  1. www.getbodysmart.com
    Produced by McGraw Hill publishers. Provides a simple review of several body systems - particularly good for review of the muscles and histology.
  2. Lumen - Learn 'Em
    http://www.stritch.luc.edu/lumen/meded/grossanatomy/learnem/learnit2.htm
  3. Human Anatomy Online - index
    http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Cytology & Histology

  1. Cells Alive!
    http://www.cellsalive.com/
  2. Digital Atlas of Histology
    http://www.micron.uerj.br/atlas/atlasenglish/tissue.htm
  3. LUMEN - Histology
    http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/Histo/frames/histo_frames.html

Nervous System

  1. Digital Anatomist
    http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/projects/da/
  2. Brain Images
    http://www9.biostr.washington.edu:80/cgi-bin/DA/PageMaster?atlas:Neuroanatomy+ffpathIndex/Master^Frame+2
  3. Fun with Cranial Nerves
    http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/cn/cranial.htm

Applications (return to top of page)

The availability of anatomy applications that allow you to rotate, fade and zoom in on structures in 3D has improved dramatically in recent years. There are many available. The links below are for 2 of the companies that have produced several well regarded applications (for mulrtiople platforms including iPhone, iPad & Mac OS) that have impressed me. Caution: I have not personally evaluated all of these applications.

Essential Anatomy (software). Visit the "3D4Medical" website by following the link below to learn more: http://www.3d4medical.com/start.html

Visible Body: 3D Human Anatomy (software). Visit the "Visible Body" website by following the link below to learn more: http://www.visiblebody.com/index.html

Interesting Web Sites (return to top of page)

  1. Radiographic Anatomy of the Skeleton
    http://uwmsk.org/RadAnatomy.html
  2. Cow Eye Dissection
    http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cow_eye/
  3. The Visible Human Project
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html
  4. Why Can't We Walk Straight
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYcvLw_jkkk

Animations (return to top of page)

  1. Pinky and the Brain - "Brainstem"
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5f56Ynb01E
  2. The Brain as explained by John Cleese
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQjgsQ5G8ug