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Anatomy & Physiology Literature Guide   Tags: anatomy, biology, physiology  

Find here selected reference and other anatomy and physiology works.
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Introduction

Welcome to the Anatomy & Physiology Literature Guide. 

This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area. 

 

Definitions:

Anatomy is "the branch of science concerned with the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms, especially as revealed by dissection and the separation of parts."¹   

Physiology is "the branch of biology concerned with the vital functions of plants and animals, such as nutrition, respiration, reproduction, and excretion."²

Also see "History of Classical Anatomy" and "History of Physiology" from the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.

 

References

1. "anatomy noun"  The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition). Ed. Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson. Oxford University Press, 2005. 

2. "physiology"  A Dictionary of Biology. Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine. Oxford University Press, 2008.

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