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Get to grips with Anatomy

Some key tools to help you get started understanding Anatomy. There is a lot to learn in Anatomy and with many students unable to be in physical anatomy labs these 3D tools help bring to life this core discipline of medicine.

In order to accurately describe how the different structures in our body are related one to another we can use anatomical planes. There are 3 cardinal or primary planes – Frontal, Median & Axial. This 3 minute video from Complete Anatomy show these planes in 3D to help you understand these concepts.

One method of sub dividing the abdominal cavity is to divide it into 9 regions. This short video from Complete Anatomy shows you some of the key skeletal landmarks in the abdominal cavity.

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Beautiful and Informative Image of the Human Heart from Netter.