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Need help studying for your anatomy test? Want to know the name of a muscle and where it is? Perhaps you would like to see an MRI, or learn where to find an illustration to use in your publication. These anatomy websites will help! The links were compiled by Grand Valley State University librarian Betsy Williams - with grateful thanks for allowing them to be shared!
This resource enables you to view anatomical models of the human body and body parts. An identification quiz is included.
Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
Hosford Muscle Tables
As presented on the "PT Central" website, this is an index containing detailed information about the skeletal muscles of the human body. Included is each muscle's origin, insertion, action, blood supply and innervation.
Human Brain Atlas at Michigan State University
From the Radiology Department at the University of Michigan, this atlas enables you to view MRI sections through a living human brain as well as corresponding sections stained for cell bodies or for nerve fibers.
Hypermuscle: Muscles in Action from the University of Michigan
This is a multimedia interactive HTML document which will help students learn the muscle actions of the human body. Each muscle action is listed in the Table of Contents. You can read about each movement or you may go directly to a movement for a description. Videos can be played to show the action of the muscle.
Quicktime 7 may be required for viewing videos.
Learn human anatomy with interactive pictures and descriptions.
Interactive Atlas, Digital Anatomist Project, University of Washington
This features MRI scans and computer reconstructions of the brain, thoracic organs, and knee. Some quizzes included.
Lumen Learning: A&P
Anatomy and Physiology I and II open source textbooks
Muscle Atlas from the University of Washington
Click on names of muscules in the table of contents to see a drawing of muscle on skeleton with descriptions.
Visible Human Project - National Library of Medicine
This is complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. Application must be made to view contents.