Concepts in Anatomy by Herbert H. Srebnik

By Herbert H. Srebnik

Anatomy, to ensure, is the fundamental starting place of scientific perform, however it is way greater than that. at the beginning, anatomy is a organic technological know-how. there's order and good judgment to the association of the human physique and the association of its components. And, as all sciences, anatomy bargains problem and discovery.

Concepts in Anatomy isn't really a textbook, yet extra of a short guide that's selective instead of encyclopedic in scope, perception instead of specific in its technique. It stresses common rules, in an effort to reduce rote studying, and it offers order and path to the learn of gross anatomy. Anatomy is inherently complex and complicated; this quantity is helping you're making experience of it in a manner that still goals to motivate its research. Richly illustrated with unique drawings, Concepts in Anatomy is a invaluable source for somebody at the moment learning or instructing the topic, or as a reference for complex researchers.

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4). Vertebral bodies transfer the weight of the head and torso to the hip joints and lower extremities. Consequently, bodies increase in size progressively from top to bottom as the vertical load increases (Fig. 2). Each vertebral arch encloses a triangular space, the vertebral foramen. , plural of foramen = a passage or an opening) form the vertebral canal, occupied in life by the spinal cord which, therefore, is safely encased in bone. Projecting from each vertebral arch are transverse and spinous processes that serve to attach muscles and function as lever arms increasing the mechanical advantage of muscles moving the vertebrae.

NN. I, II, VIII The olfactory (N. I), optic (N. II), and vestibulocochlear (N. VID) nerves are sensory to the olfactory epithelium, the retina, and the inner ear, respectively. The terms stato-acoustic and auditory also aptly describe N. , the semicircular canals) reside in the inner ear along with the spiral organ (of Corti). 50 CONCEPTS IN ANATOMY NN. III, IV, VI The oculomotor (N. III), trochlear (N. IV), and abducens (N. VI) nerves are predominantly motor to the six extraocular muscles. All but two are innervated by N.

1. Myotome 2. Sclerotome 3. 1: Tripartite somite 4. Intermediate mesoderm 5. 2: Vertebral column anterior and lateral views J 32 CONCEPTS IN ANATOMY 1. Body 2. Pedicle 3. Lamina 4. Vertebral foramen 5. Spinous process 6. Transverse process 7. 3 Typical vertebra 1. Anterior arch 2. Lateral mass 3. Foramen transversarium 4. Posterior arch 5. Vertebral foramen 6. Spinous process 7. 4 Atlas and axis 1. Superior articular process 2. Inferior articular process 3. 7: Ligaments of vertebral column (ventral view) 34 CONCEPTS IN ANATOMY 1.

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