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Basics

Terminology

In human anatomy, there are 7000+ terms that need to be learned. Start with the basic terminology and become familiar with the language used in anatomy.
  1. Directional terms and body planes
    Learn all the terms used to describe location in the human body.
  2. Regions of the body
    Learn the major regions of the body.
  3. Body surface anatomy
    Surface anatomy of the male and female body seen anteriorly and posteriorly.
  4. Cavities of the body
    Learn about the cavities of the human body here.

Introduction to the musculoskeletal system

The musculoskeletal system provides our body with movement, stability, shape, and support.
  1. Skeletal system
    Main bones of the human body.
  2. Muscular system
    Main muscles of the human body.
  3. Main joints
    Overview of the major joints found in the body.
  4. Synovial joints
    Comprehensive overview of the types and structure of a synovial joint.
  5. Types of body movements
    Learn about the types of movements of the human body.

Introduction to the other systems

An organ system is a group of structures working together to perform important tasks in your body. Let's take a look at the rest of the body systems.
  1. Cardiovascular system
    Overview of the parts of the cardiovascular system.
  2. Nervous system
    Introduction to the anatomy of the human nervous system.
  3. Respiratory system
    Main organs of the respiratory system.
  4. Digestive system
    Main organs of the digestive system.
  5. Urinary system
    Introduction to the main organs of the urinary system.
  6. Endocrine system
    Main organs of the endocrine system.
  7. Integumentary system
    Structure, layers and function of human skin.
  8. Lymphatic system
    Main organs and nodes of the lymphatic system.
  9. Female reproductive system
    Main organs of the female reproductive system.
  10. Male reproductive system
    Overview of the male reproductive system.

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