The Anatomy Basics Study Brief is intended as a quick comprehensive reference for anatomy, medical and nursing students as well as individuals interested in advanced science. It presents a short history of anatomy, an overview of human body planes and key terms related to body positions and movements. Detailed sections identify discrete parts of the skeletal system, (including bones of the axial, appendicular and pelvic regions as well as upper and lower extremities); the muscular system (including upper and lower extremities); the integumentary system (skin); the nervous system (including the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system and the autonomic nervous system); the circulatory system; the cardiovascular system; the lymphatic system; the respiratory system (including upper and lower respiratory tracts and lung segments); the digestive system; the urinary system; the reproductive system (male and female); and the endocrine system. Anatomical illustrations of the oral cavity, tongue, eye and ear and some other major organs are also included.
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