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Human structure, anatomy
10 items · Last updated Thursday 5th May 2016
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Arterial Schematic

The “Arterial Schematic” represents the intricate three-dimensional human arterial system in a highly simplified two-dimensional design reminiscent of the London Underground Map. Each “line” represents an artery within the body; a black circle marks a major vessel, whilst “stubs” stemming from the main lines represent the distal vasculature. The coloured “zones” represent the main divisions of the human body, for example; the yellow zone indicates the neck. The schematic was inspired by Henry Beck’s work on the first diagrammatic London Underground Map. His aim was to represent complex geographical distribution in a simple and accessible form. He achieved this aim by omitting swathes of information that had plagued previous designers’ versions. Beck’s approach was succinct yet produced a design that was immediately successful in clearly portraying to commuters how to traverse London most efficiently. The “Arterial Schematic” hopes to culminate this idea of communicating complex concepts in a concise manner, mirroring what is expected of medical professionals on a daily basis. The schematic is a prototype design intended to be part of a series of images that will diagrammatically represent the various systems of the human body. The prototype was inspired by a desire to teach anatomy via a fresh and engaging visual medium. Recent years have seen significant debate over reduced undergraduate anatomy teaching and its later consequences. The hope is that the “Arterial Schematic” and its sister diagrams will inspire students to learn anatomy and encourage them to further their knowledge via other sources. PLEASE NOTE: This image is available for purchase in print, please contact if interested. Please follow LFarmery on Twitter and considering sharing the Arterial Schematic on Facebook etc. Many Thanks.  
Dr. Luke Farmery
over 8 years ago
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Anatomical relations of the Middle ear (Visual mnemonic)

The Middle ear has a plethora of structures within and surrounding it. To aid learning of these important structures, I have created this visual mnemonic. Note: The view is seen from the Right Lateral Wall (i.e. Tympanic membrane removed to see middle ear interior).  
Sunjay Parmar
about 8 years ago
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Triangles of the Neck (Visual mnemonic)

There are various triangles of the neck, largely divided by the sternocleidomastoid muscle to form anterior and posterior triangles. Some triangles are more 'important' that others, and this simplified visual mnemonic hopes to emphasises this.  
Sunjay Parmar
almost 8 years ago

Dr. Preddy Lower Limbs Part 1

Discussion of lower limb muscles, nerves, and arteries.  
over 6 years ago

An easy way to remember arm muscles PART 2

Dr Preddy teaching anatomy at Touro University Nevada  
over 6 years ago

Gross Anatomy - Brachial Plexus - Nerves and Muscles of the Upper Limb

This video will help you understand the components of the brachial plexus and the problems that arise when one or several of the nerves to the upper limb are...
almost 6 years ago

Vertebra levels and structures

I think the info is correct! Vertebral levels and some key structural occurrences  
Akash Dharni
almost 6 years ago

Nerves of the Upper Limb Table

Useful table for med students covering route, origin, course and branches and injury.
about 5 years ago

Muscles of the posterior forearm

3D tutorial illustrating the posterior forearm.
almost 5 years ago