By Kenneth Saladin

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From the main pedagogically sound supplier to the phenomenal paintings, to the mixing of textual content with know-how, Saladin has shaped a educating process that might either inspire and let scholars to appreciate and relish the wonders of human anatomy. This unique textual content used to be built to face except all different anatomy texts with an procedure borne out of greater than 30 years of educating, remarkable artwork, and a writing variety that has been acclaimed through reviewers. Designed for a one–semester collage anatomy path, Saladin calls for no previous wisdom of chemistry or phone biology.

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7 in the order that they are covered by this book. They are classified in the following list by their principal functions, although this is an unavoidably flawed classification. Some organs belong to two or more systems—for example, the male urethra is part of both the urinary and reproductive systems; the pharynx is part of the digestive and respiratory systems; and the mammary glands belong to both the integumentary and female reproductive systems. indd 9 The Study of Human Anatomy 9 Systems of Reproduction Male reproductive system Female reproductive system Some medical terms combine the names of two functionally related systems—for example, the musculoskeletal system, cardio­ pulmonary system, and urogenital (genitourinary) system.

In some cases, what appears to the beginner to be two completely different words may be only the noun and adjective forms of the same word. ” Adjectives can also take different forms for the singular and plural and for different degrees of comparison. The digits are the fingers and toes. ” Thus the extensor digiti minimi muscle extends only the little finger, whereas the extensor digitorum muscle extends all fingers except the thumb. 3 Singular and Plural Forms of Some Noun Terminals Singular Ending Plural Ending Examples -a -ae axilla, axillae -ax -aces thorax, thoraces -en -ina lumen, lumina -ex -ices cortex, cortices -is -es diagnosis, diagnoses -is -ides epididymis, epididymides -ix -ices appendix, appendices -ma -mata carcinoma, carcinomata -on -a ganglion, ganglia -um -a septum, septa -us -era viscus, viscera -us -i villus, villi -us -ora corpus, corpora -x -ges phalanx, phalanges -y -ies ovary, ovaries -yx -yces calyx, calyces The English words large, larger, and largest are examples of the positive, comparative, and superlative degrees of comparison.

A frontal (coronal14) plane also extends vertically, but it is perpendicular to the sagittal plane and divides the body into anterior (front) and posterior (back) portions. A frontal section of the head, for ­example, would divide it into one portion bearing the face and another bearing the back of the head. 9b). A transverse (horizontal) plane passes across the body or an organ perpendicular to its long axis (fig. 9c); it divides the body into superior (upper) and inferior (lower) portions. CT scans are typically transverse sections (see fig.

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