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 across a leap forward in comprehension of the topic via a fuller realizing of its terminology because the phrases used are basically basic descriptions of anatomical constructions yet in an strange language. it's the objective of this publication to supply all who research anatomy with an easy reference consultant to such phrases so that their comprehension of the topic can be improved. this isn't easily a dictionary of anatomical phrases, even supposing there's a relevant alphabetical thesaurus. fairly, a number of phrases were passed over from this thesaurus and grouped jointly through universal subject matters right into a sequence of fairly brief sections on the entrance of the booklet. during this method, cross-referencing inside those issues is made a lot more straightforward considering all similar entries are in a single position. The record of contents is a really useful indicator and consultant to the positioning of note. various anatomical buildings also undergo the identify of someone with whom they've got develop into linked. even though using eponyms is now discouraged, their use isn't really extinct and so an inventory is equipped on the finish
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Lymph fluid with a high emulsified fat content. ) Partially digested food having left the stomach. ) Pertaining to structures of the eyeball. ) The eyelash. ) Grey-coloured (or ashen). Therefore, pertaining to the grey matter. ) Also as: cincereum. A tract of cortical association fibres running from the frontal lobe to the tip of the temporal lobe. ) Also as: cinguli. The movement of any fluid around a particular system. ) A circular or ring-like structure. ) Bent around. ) An enclosed fluid-containing space.
Pertaining to cartilage. ) The skull when in a cartilaginous state. ) A cord or string-like structure. ) The tympanic cord or cord of the ear-drum. A branch of the facial nerve (VII) which passes through the tympanic cavity, medial to the tympanic membrane, to join the lingual branch of the mandibular nerve. ) This structure was first described by Fallopius in the mid-16th century. The tendinous cords running between the papillary muscles and atrioventricular valves within the heart. ) An embryonic membrane outside and enveloping the amnion.
The tapering inferiormost portion of the spinal cord. ) A coiling or twisting. Applied to the ridges on the external surface of the brain. ) A ridge in the developing tongue. ) A cord-like structure. ) The (true) skin or dermis, below the epidermis. ) The transparent tissue of the front of the eye. ) A horn. ) A crown. ) Encircling, like a crown. ) The arteries of the heart. ) So named because these vessels encompass the heart. (1) The layer of cells surrounding the ovum after ejection from the ovary.
An Anatomical Wordbook by Stephen Lewis (Auth.)