Medicipate! Conserve your knowledge 
Conserve your knowledge
Write article
Please log in to edit this article.


Revision as of 14:04, 7 April 2014 by Maria Fischer (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

From Greek: ἀνατέμνειν ("anatemnein")- to cut, to dissect
German: Anatomie

1 Definition

The Anatomy is the descriptive science of the structure and/or shape (morphology) of the human body and its tissues (histology), as well as their development (embryology).

It is based on the analytical dissection of corpses (Latin: secare – to cut) for scientific reasons.

2 Classification

The anatomy can be further classified according to various aspects.

2.1 According to examination method

2.2 According to examination focus

2.3 According to examination item

To comment on this article, please login..

Click here for creating a new article in the DocCheck Flexikon.

Last authors:

0 rating(s) (0 ø)


You have any questions?
Copyright ©2019 DocCheck Medical Services GmbH | Switch to mobile version
Follow DocCheck: