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By Stephen Lewis (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750610239

ISBN-13: 9780750610230

Anatomy is a technology which, to lots of its scholars, is couched in phrases that are obscure, being drawn from different languages, cultures and eras. Many have discovered a step forward in comprehension of the topic via a fuller realizing of its terminology because the phrases used are simply easy descriptions of anatomical constructions yet in an strange language. it's the target of this booklet to supply all who research anatomy with an easy reference consultant to such phrases so that their comprehension of the topic should be stronger. this isn't easily a dictionary of anatomical phrases, even if there's a imperative alphabetical thesaurus. quite, various phrases were passed over from this word list and grouped jointly by way of universal issues right into a sequence of quite brief sections on the entrance of the e-book. during this manner, cross-referencing inside those topics is made a lot more uncomplicated given that all comparable entries are in a single position. The record of contents is a truly valuable indicator and advisor to the positioning of be aware. a variety of anatomical constructions also undergo the identify of somebody with whom they've got turn into linked. even if using eponyms is now discouraged, their use isn't really extinct and so an inventory is equipped on the finish

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The arteries of the heart. ) So named because these vessels encompass the heart. (1) The layer of cells surrounding the ovum after ejection from the ovary. (2) The fibres running from the internal capsule to cerebral cortex. ) Bodies (From corpora (L): bodies (plur.

1) An area of hard skin. (2) An area of new bone formation following fracture. ) The vault of the skull excluding the facial bones. ) A urine-collecting cavity of the kidney; subdivisions of the renal pelvis. ) A chamber. ) A channel. ) Glossary Canaliculus Canalis Cancellus Canine Canthus Capillary Capillaris Capitulum Capsula Capsule Caput Cardia/ Cardiac Cardinal Carina Carneae Carotid 53 A small canal or channel. (Dim. ) A channel or base. ) A type of bone resembling a sponge-like framework.

Star-shaped neuroglial cells, also called macroglia. ) A chamber of the heart or the dilated part of Glossary Atticus Auditory Auricle Autonomic (Nervous System) Axilla Axon Azygos 49 the middle meatus of the nose. ) (The atrium was the main room of the Roman house. Lacking windows, smoke from that room's central fire blackened its walls. ) The epitympanic recess. ) This term has been used to describe buildings of the Athenian style built one storey upon another. Pertaining to the ear. ) The external ear; a saccular appendage of the left atrium.

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