Gray's Anatomy for Students: With STUDENT CONSULT Online by Richard Drake PhD FAAA, A. Wayne Vogl PhD FAAA, Adam W. M.

By Richard Drake PhD FAAA, A. Wayne Vogl PhD FAAA, Adam W. M. Mitchell MB BS FRCS FRCR

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  • Understand the sensible purposes of anatomical concepts via distinctive assurance of floor anatomy, correlative diagnostic pictures, and medical case studies.
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Anatomical planes Three major groups of planes pass through the body in the anatomical position (Fig. 1 . 1 ) . What is a natomy • Important Anatomical Terms I nferior margin of orbit level with top of external auditory meatus Hands by sides palms forward Feet together toes forward Fig. 1 The anatomical position, planes, and terms of location and orientation. 3 The Body • • • Coronal planes are oriented vertically and divide the body into anterior and posterior parts. Sagittal planes also are oriented vertically but are at right angles to the coronal planes and divide the body into right and left parts.

1 . 1 2 ) . The skeletal system consists o f cartilage and bone. Cartilage Cartilage is an avascular form of connective tissue consist­ ing of extracellular fibers embedded in a matrix that con­ tains cells localized in small cavities. The amount and kind of extracellular fibers in the matrix varies depending on the type of cartilage. In heavy weightbearing areas or areas prone to pulling forces, the amount of collagen is greatly increased and the cartilage is almost inextensible. In con­ trast, in areas where weightbearing demands and stress are less, cartilage containing elastic fibers and fewer collagen fibers is common.

6 U ltrasound examination of the abdomen. • - Fig. 7 Computed tomography scanner. 7 The Body transformation on the multitude of images to produce the final image (Fig. 1 . 8 ) . Magnetic resonance imaging Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging was first described in 1 9 46 and used to determine the structure of complex mol­ ecules. The complexity of the physics necessary to obtain an image is beyond the scope of this textbook, but the reader should be aware of how the image is produced and the types of images typically seen in routine medical practice.

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