Atlas of Human Anatomy

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Saunders/Elsevier, Jan 1, 2006 - Anatomy - 595 pages
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The most popular English language anatomy atlas offers more than 540 color illustrations, with this new edition containing fifty-seven revised, two hundred relabeled, and seventeen new plates.

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Netters Atlas of Human Anatomy

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This textbook is great for identifying and studying structures of Anatomy. I had my choice of textbooks for my Anatomy class and I went with this one for its concise and detailed pictures. This is not ... Read full review

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Frank Netter (1906-1991) is regarded by many as the most accomplished and influential medical illustrator of the 20th century. A trained and qualified physician, Dr. Netter utilized his artistic skills for medical illustration as a way to make extra money during the depression. He quickly found that his unique talents were in high demand and soon pursued medical illustration full-time. His most significant collection of work was done through an exclusive partnership with Ciba Geigy in which he produced over 4,000 gouche and watercolour paintings that illustrate various aspects of anatomy, illness, trauma, development and malformation, pathology, medical testing, and patient care. Netter characterized his style as "readily understandable, yet instructive and useful realism without the clutter of confusing minutiae," and while this is true, it does not do justice to the power of his sheer artistic skill, correctness, and ability to communicate the complexity of the human body with bot

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