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Anatomy texts

Guides to human anatomy have two distinct audiences: health care professionals and artists

Medical anatomy books illustrate both the healthy human body and the visible effects. 
      Most have the subject Human Anatomy, the call number QM25, and are located in the Science Library. 

Artistic anatomy guides illustrate healthy human bodies and emphasize the effect of underlying structures on surface appearance. 
      Most have the subject Anatomy, Artistic, the call numbers 743 (Dewey Decimal) or NC 760 - NC 780, and are located in the Art Library

*Books is used here for ebooks and other digital texts.

Artistic Anatomy

Medical Anatomy

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