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Gross Anatomy and Embryology

Among the requisites for modern practice of medicine is a broad based knowledge of human anatomy. This course is designed to provide medical student’s with clinically oriented learning experiences to help understand structural and functional relations of organs and systems. Through large group instruction, small group discussion and experiences of a variety of diagnostic imaging platforms, the gross structure and embryology of the human is explored. Students participate in a comprehensive cadaveric dissection, in which each student participates in the dissection of an entire human body.

Required Resources

Clinically Oriented Anatomy 8/e

Call Number: 1-Day Reserve QS4 M822c 2018 

Print ONLY.

Grant's Dissector 16/e

Call Number: 1-Day Reserve QS130 D483g 2017

Print ONLY.

Moore's Anatomy Review PrepU 8/e

Students also are required to purchase an online subscription to “Moore’s Anatomy Review PrepU for Clinically Oriented Anatomy, Eighth Edition.”  This is a Master Level Self-Assessment/Test Bank.

Library Study Resources for Gross Anatomy and Embryology

Case Files Anatomy 3/e

Call Number: Main Library QS18.2 C337 2015

Print and online versions available.

Board Review Series: Gross Anatomy 8/e

Call Number: Main Library QS18.2 C559g 2015

Print ONLY.

Rapid Review: Gross and Developmental Anatomy 3/e

Call Number: Main Library QS18.2 M823g 2011

Print ONLY.

PreTest: Anatomy, Histology, and Cell Biology 4/e

Call Number: Main Library QS18.2 A535 2010

Print ONLY.

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles 3/e

Chapter 1 covers Anatomy and Chapter 4 covers Embryology. 

Online ONLY.

Screenshot of Bates' Visual Guide Homepage

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.

Electronic Database.

Screenshot of Anatomy TV/Primal Pictures Homepage

Primal Pictures Interactive Anatomy

3D graphic rendering of human anatomy based on imaging data.

Electronic Database.

Netter's Atlas of Human Embryology

Here's a rich pictorial review of normal and abnormal human prenatal development. For each body system or region, you'll find a brief description of the developmental plan, with key concepts and terminology, followed by discussions of histological principles, the classification of congenital defects, and basic cellular, molecular, and genetic concepts.

Online ONLY.

Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Anatomy & Embryology

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve QS18.2 L222L 2011

Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Anatomy and Embryology offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions perfect for course review and board prep! 

Print ONLY.