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Anatomy (anatomia; lat. anatomia from Greek anatome – a partition, a section) – the medicobiological science studying a structure and a shape of a body of the person and animals, and also the bodies making it in connection with their development and function; is a part of morphology.

Allocate the following types of anatomy:

  • Age – one of sections of anatomy studying patterns of age changes of a form and a structure of an organism and its bodies;
  • Dynamic – one of sections of anatomy studying the movements of a body of the person and morphological changes in an organism happening at the same time; results of dynamic anatomy use in sports medicine;
  • Plastic – one of sections of anatomy devoted to dynamics and a statics of external shapes of a body, mainly, for understanding of their expressiveness; the plastic anatomy has applied value for the fine arts;
  • Radiological (synonym: a radioanatomy) – one of sections of anatomy based on use of radiological methods of researches;
  • Systematic – studying and opisyvany structures, forms and arrangements of bodies for systems;
  • Comparative (comparativa) – studying of patterns of development and a structure of organisms and their bodies by way of comparison at animal various systematic groups; the comparative anatomy allows to learn history of development of a human body;
  • Topographical (topographica) – studying of a structure, form and relationship of bodies for areas of a body; in topographical anatomy special attention is paid to a relative space positioning of anatomic educations;
  • Surgical (chirurgica) – studying of a structure of a body of the person on the basis of surgery requests, is preferential for justification of operational receptions and accesses.
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