By Stephen Lewis (Auth.)
Anatomy is a technological know-how which, to a lot of its scholars, is couched in phrases that are obscure, being drawn from different languages, cultures and eras. Many have came upon a step forward in comprehension of the topic via a fuller realizing of its terminology because the phrases used are in simple terms basic descriptions of anatomical buildings yet in an strange language. it's the target of this ebook to supply all who learn anatomy with an easy reference consultant to such phrases so that their comprehension of the topic could be stronger. this isn't easily a dictionary of anatomical phrases, even though there's a principal alphabetical thesaurus. relatively, various phrases were passed over from this word list and grouped jointly through universal topics right into a sequence of fairly brief sections on the entrance of the e-book. during this manner, cross-referencing inside of those topics is made a lot more uncomplicated due to the fact that all comparable entries are in a single position. The checklist of contents is a really useful indicator and advisor to the site of observe. quite a few anatomical buildings also endure the identify of an individual with whom they've got develop into linked. even though using eponyms is now discouraged, their use isn't really extinct and so a listing is equipped on the finish
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An arch. ) An area or surface. ) A small area. (Dim. ) From earm (OE): an arm. That which raises. ) The raiser of a hair. A small smooth muscle bundle attached to the hair follicle that when contracted causes goose flesh (cutis anserina). ) (PI. ) A very small artery with a diameter of less than 200um. ) A vessel conveying blood from the heart. ) (It was believed for many centuries that arteries contained air and the veins, blood. ) A joint. (From artus (L): a joint. ) Rough. ) Star-shaped neuroglial cells, also called macroglia.
Anatomically, this term was intoduced by Winslow. ) An arched channel or passage. ) An arch. ) The (evolutionarily) oldest or first part of the cerebellum. (From archi (Gk): first 4- cerebellum (dim. ) 48 An anatomical wordbook Archipallium Archistriatum Arcus Area Areola Arm Arrector Arrector Pili Arteriole Artery Articulation Aspera Astrocytes Atrium Olfactory area of the cerebrum; the hippocampus. (From archi (Gk): first + pallium (L): a mantle. ) The primitive corpus striatum. ) An arch.
From akros (Gk): summit + omo (Gk): shoulder. ) First used by Greek anatomists and adopted by Galen. 42 Glossary Adamantine Adenohypophysis Adipose Aditus Adnexa Adminiculum Adrenal Adventitia Aequator Affixus Agger Agonist Ala 43 The enamel of teeth. (From adamas (L): diamond / a (Gk) not, without -I- damao (Gk): I tame. ) The anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. ) Aden (in the singular) refers to glandular tissue; hypophysis, to the pituitary gland which appears to 'grow under' the brain. Fat.