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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Anatomy.
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  • Neuroanatomy [r]: The branch of anatomy that studies the anatomical organization of the nervous system. [e]

Other related topics

  • Animalier [r]: An artist whose specialty is depicting animals. [e]
  • Anthropology [r]: The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study"). [e]
  • Galen [r]: (ca. 131 - ca. 201) Pergamum-born influential physician of antiquity, who produced a philosophically sophisticated synthesis of earlier medical theories of the body that was dominant until the seventeenth century. [e]
  • Mesencephalon [r]: Portion of the brain located superior to the pons and medulla and containing the motor nuclei of the ocular motor and trochlear nerves, and the major pathways and decussations of fibers from the cerebrum and cerebellum. [e]
  • Morphology (biology) [r]: The study of biological structure. [e]
  • Morphometry [r]: The quantitative study of shapes. [e]
  • Multicellular organism [r]: Organism consisting of more than one cell, and having differentiated cells that perform specialized functions in the organism. [e]
  • Stereology [r]: The science of estimating or measuring geometrical quantities. First order quantities include volume, surface area, length, and numbers of objects. Second order quantities include size distribution, and anisotropy. [e]
  • William Harvey [r]: (1579–1657) English physician who discovered the true nature of blood circulation and the function of the heart as a pump. [e]
  • Andreas Vesalius [r]: (1514 - 1564) Flemish physician who revolutionized the field of anatomy by laying the groundwork for a new, observation-based methodology, using dissections of human cadavers. [e]
  • Zoology [r]: The scientific study of animals. [e]