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By Stephen Lewis (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750610239

ISBN-13: 9780750610230

Anatomy is a technology which, to a lot of its scholars, is couched in phrases that are obscure, being drawn from different languages, cultures and eras. Many have came upon a step forward in comprehension of the topic via a fuller realizing of its terminology because the phrases used are only basic descriptions of anatomical buildings yet in an strange language. it's the target of this booklet to supply all who examine anatomy with an easy reference consultant to such phrases so that their comprehension of the topic will be improved. this isn't easily a dictionary of anatomical phrases, even if there's a principal alphabetical word list. really, quite a few phrases were passed over from this word list and grouped jointly by way of universal issues right into a sequence of particularly brief sections on the entrance of the ebook. during this method, cross-referencing inside of those issues is made a lot more straightforward considering all similar entries are in a single position. The checklist of contents is a truly invaluable indicator and consultant to the site of notice. a variety of anatomical buildings also undergo the identify of an individual with whom they've got develop into linked. even supposing using eponyms is now discouraged, their use isn't really extinct and so an inventory is equipped on the finish

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By Stephen Lewis (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750610239

ISBN-13: 9780750610230

Anatomy is a technology which, to a lot of its scholars, is couched in phrases that are obscure, being drawn from different languages, cultures and eras. Many have came upon a step forward in comprehension of the topic via a fuller realizing of its terminology because the phrases used are only basic descriptions of anatomical buildings yet in an strange language. it's the target of this booklet to supply all who examine anatomy with an easy reference consultant to such phrases so that their comprehension of the topic will be improved. this isn't easily a dictionary of anatomical phrases, even if there's a principal alphabetical word list. really, quite a few phrases were passed over from this word list and grouped jointly by way of universal issues right into a sequence of particularly brief sections on the entrance of the ebook. during this method, cross-referencing inside of those issues is made a lot more straightforward considering all similar entries are in a single position. The checklist of contents is a truly invaluable indicator and consultant to the site of notice. a variety of anatomical buildings also undergo the identify of an individual with whom they've got develop into linked. even supposing using eponyms is now discouraged, their use isn't really extinct and so an inventory is equipped on the finish

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An aberration; deviation from the normal or usual course. ) Accessory; supplementary. ) The concavity in the innominate bone forming the socket of the hip joint. (From acetum (L): vinegar + -abulum (dim. of -abrum) (L): a holder or receptacle. ) The acetabulum is named after the item of Roman tableware. See Tendo Achilles. The smallest terminal secretory lobe of a compound gland. ) Pertaining to sound or the sense of hearing. ) A bony projection of the scapula. (From akros (Gk): summit + omo (Gk): shoulder.

A funnel-shaped opening. ) The former name for the bile duct. ) Pertaining to cartilage. ) The skull when in a cartilaginous state. ) A cord or string-like structure. ) The tympanic cord or cord of the ear-drum. A branch of the facial nerve (VII) which passes through the tympanic cavity, medial to the tympanic membrane, to join the lingual branch of the mandibular nerve. ) This structure was first described by Fallopius in the mid-16th century. The tendinous cords running between the papillary muscles and atrioventricular valves within the heart.

From capsula (dim. ) An enclosing membrane of an organ. (From capsula (dim. ) A head. ) Pertaining to the heart. ) A chief or principal structure. A hinge or pivot; that upon which something depends. ) A keel-like ridge; the superiorly pointing ridge at the bifurcation of the trachea. ) Fleshy. ) The major arteries of the neck, supplying the head. ) It was believed from the time of Aristotle until the Middle Ages that compression of the carotid arteries led to the induction of a deep 54 An anatomical wordbook Cartilage Caruncle Cauda Cauda Equina Cavalry Bone Caverna Cavernous Cavity Cavum Cell Centrum Cephalic Cerebellum sleep or stupefaction.

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