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Anatomy & Physiology
|Anatomy: the study, classification, and description of structures and organs of bodies.
Physiology: the study and process of the function of bodies.
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I recommend starting with Gale Interactive Human Anatomy below, which is an ACC database. The rest are links from the web with helpful information.
Get Body Smart
A free online anatomy and physiology textbook. Excellent graphics. From McGraw-Hill publishers.
Oxford Companion to the Body
This is an electronic book from the ACC library, so if you're off campus you will need to use your ACC eID. This is a combination of technical anatomy info and explorations of topics related to our bodies, such as acrobatics, warts, etc.
Interactive and educational views of the human body using animations and illustrations.
Illustrations and podcasts on human anatomy from a doctor and professor at Cambridge University.
A wealth of introductory information on anatomy, primarily human. Lots of illustrations, quizzes, videos, etc. make this worth exploring.
Self assessment tests on human anatomy and physiology. From the University of Minnesota.
Human Body Maps
Click on various parts of a female or male body to get detailed images. Select skeletal, circulatory, etc. views. Needs Flash software to view.
Drag-and-drop game for human anatomy. Good practice. Requires free registration.
Human anatomy as games. Word games, jigsaw puzzles, etc. cover the basics. There are quite a few ads to put up with.
Short video segments on how the human brain works. From the National Institute of Mental Health.
HyperBrain: Online Neuroanatomy Tutorial
An in-depth tutorial on brain anatomy. Includes brain atlas, glossary, and quizzes. From the University of Utah.
All about mammalian brains.
BioDigital: 3D Human
High-quality 3D visuals of human anatomy. Requires free account. Each system can be viewed separately. Rotation and zoom features. Also available as a mobile app.
Atlas of Human Anatomy
As found on Anatomy Atlases - an anatomy digital library, curated by Ronald A. Bergman, PhD. This atlas is translated from the original atlas entitled "Handbuch der Anatomie des Menschen" which was published in 1841 in Leipzig, Germany. The author of this atlas was Professor Dr. Carl Ernest Bock, who lived from 1809-1874.
Zygote Body is a free online 3D anatomy atlas. View, isolate, and learn human anatomy structures with Zygote Body.
Lumen - Welcome to the Bone Box
Photo gallery of bones to view, click on top left for answers.
Created by Dr. Michael Richardson
ACC Anatomy and Physiology Assessessment Tests
ACC students wanting to take Human Anatomy or Human Physiology must pass an assessment test first. This page has the rules and links to test prep material.
Niagara County Community College Virtual Anatomy Lab
The Niagara County Community College Virtual Anatomy Lab was developed to provide digital access to the models, microscope slides and dissection materials utilized in the Anatomy and Physiology Lab.
Anatomy and Physiology Apps
BioDigital: 3D Human - Free basic app available for both Apple and Android. High quality 3D images.