Human Gross Anatomy: An Outline Text by Robert J. Leonard

By Robert J. Leonard

Take a seat with a replica of Netter's plus a wide volume of espresso and also you are reliable to head. transparent and concise, Leonard does an exceptional task of slicing in the course of the proverbial fats and hammers away on the proof.

Show description

Read or Download Human Gross Anatomy: An Outline Text PDF

Best basic science books

MDCT and MRI of the Heart

The purpose of the instruction manual is to supply a pragmatic consultant for citizens and common radiologists, geared up alphabetically, basically in line with ailment or situation. The guide could be designed as a quick ebook with a few illustrations and schemes and will disguise topics on cardiac MDCT and MRI. Entries usually contain a quick description of pathological and scientific features, suggestions on collection of the main acceptable imaging procedure, a schematic overview of capability diagnostic clues, and helpful counsel and methods.

fMRI: From Nuclear Spins to Brain Functions

This quantity explores the innovative fMRI box from uncomplicated rules to cutting-edge examine. It covers a large spectrum of issues, together with the background of fMRI's improvement utilizing endogenous MR blood distinction, neurovascular coupling, pulse sequences for fMRI, quantitative fMRI; fMRI of the visible procedure, auditory cortex, and sensorimotor procedure; genetic imaging utilizing fMRI, multimodal neuroimaging, mind bioenergetics and serve as and molecular-level fMRI.

Rethinking homeostasis : allostatic regulation in physiology and pathophysiology

Homeostasis, a key inspiration in biology, refers back to the tendency towards balance within the a variety of physically states that make up the interior surroundings. Examples contain temperature rules and oxygen intake. The body's wishes, in spite of the fact that, do not stay consistent. while an organism is below pressure, the critical fearful approach works with the endocrine procedure to exploit assets to keep up the final viability of the organism.

Extra info for Human Gross Anatomy: An Outline Text

Sample text

Within the lungs, the tributaries of pulmonary veins are described as intersegmental because they course between the bronchi and at the periphery of a bronchopulmonary segment; however, as they approach the hilum, they course more closely with their respective bronchi C. Bronchial vessels: one or more bronchial arteries from the thoracic aorta enter the hilum of each lung to supply the bronchi and bronchioles; bronchial veins from the left and right lungs drain into the accessory hemiazygos and azygos veins, respectively 46 THE T H O R A X D.

Articulations of the Vertebral Column A. Synovial joints 1. Atlanto-occipital joints: oblong joints between the convex occipital condyles of the skull and the reciprocally concave superior articular surfaces of the atlas; allow flexion and extension of the head, but not rotation 2. Median atlantoaxial joints: an anterior joint lies between the dens of the axis and the articular facet on the posterior surface of the anterior arch of the atlas, and a posterior joint lies between the dens and the transverse ligament of the atlas; they permit rotation of the head and atlas on the axis 3.

Origin: spinous process of the axis The Muscles of the Back 21 2. Insertion: transverse process of the atlas 3. Action: rotation of the head to the same side C. Obliquus capitis superior 1. Origin: transverse process of the atlas 2. Insertion: between the superior and inferior nuchal lines, deep to semispinalis capitis 3. Action: extension and lateral flexion of the head D. Rectus capitis posterior major 1. Origin: spinous process of the axis 2. Insertion: lateral part of the inferior nuchal line 3.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 45 votes