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FAQ: Human Anatomy and Physiology Information


These resources have human anatomy and physiology information and images:

  • MedlinePlus® Web site of consumer health information for:
  • Images from the History of Medicine in the NLM prints and photos collection
  • The NLM Visible Human Project® three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies in MRI, CT and cryopreserve formats
  • National Cancer Institute Anatomy & Physiology Web-based training
  • You may also find libraries in your area where you may use and borrow resources.
  • Search the MEDLINE®/PubMed® database of professional medical literature citations for links to articles. Search NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) subject headings for these terms:
    • “Anatomy”
    • “Physiology”
    • “Anthropometry”

    You can also search a MeSH heading with a subheading, such as:

    • Heart/anatomy and histology
    • Heart/physiology
    • Heart/physiopathology

For more information about searching MEDLINE/PubMed, go to “How do I search PubMed?”


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