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Anatomy.TV Are you studying, or teaching, human anatomy?


Then you might like an interactive resource, with lots of images and animations, study guides and customizable quizzes.

Anatomy.TV features interactive 3D human anatomy models, MRI scans, clinical images, movies, interactive animations, quizzes and more. The content may be exported for use in lectures, student presentations or patient handouts. For the quizzes, you choose the question type and difficulty level.

From Anatomy.TV

The Raynor Memorial Libraries provide access to four modules. Two of the modules provide broad views of human anatomy: one focuses on regions, or areas, of the body; the other focuses on functional systems of the body. Here is a sample of the contents of these two modules:

Regional Human Anatomy
  • Head and Neck
  • Spine
  • Thorax and Abdomen
  • Pelvis and Perineum
  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Hand
  • Foot
  • Knee
Systemic Human Anatomy
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Hepatic System
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System

The other two modules focus on specific areas of human anatomy: the anatomy pertinent to dentistry, and the anatomy of physical movement. In addition to the visual material, the dentistry module has a clinical text section on teeth, dental anesthesia, examination, embryogenesis and other topics. Here's more about these modules:

3D Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry

This module includes 3D views of:
  • Head, neck, and face
  • Oral and nasal cavities
  • Dentition
  • Individual teeth in 3D and cross section
  • Nerves, larynx, pharynx, sinuses and more
  • Progressive dental diseases
  • Intraoral injections into nerves
Interactive Functional Anatomy

This module includes:
  • 3D muscle animations, primarily focusing on normal function
  • An interactive 3D skeleton with ligaments, muscles and vessels
  • 70 + animations of walking, running and jumping as well as fine motor movements

Depending on the specific module, you can:


  • Peel away layers, rotate anatomical models 360 degrees, and reconstruct layers
  • View animations of muscle function that illustrate the interaction of muscles, ligaments, and bones
  • Get a built-in study guide as well as self-assessment quizzes
  • Illustrate clinical relevancy of anatomy with descriptions by leading specialists, as well as dissection and pathology slides

About the Anatomy.TV system:

You will need to have Flash, and to set your browser to allow pop-ups. This resource requires a lot of bandwidth so please be patient. We have licenses for five simultaneous users: if you can't get in, please try again in a few minutes. Please log off when you are finished to immediately free the resource for the next user.

As with other licensed digital materials, access is permitted from off-campus locations for current members of the Marquette community; more about remote access here.

Questions about this resource may be directed to the Information Desk, (414) 288-7556.

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