Subdivisions of Anatomy
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What is Anatomy?
study of structure and the relationships among structures
What are the subdivisions of Anatomy?
- surface anatomy
- gross anatomy
- systemic anatomy
- developmental anatomy
- pathological anatomy
What is Surface Anatomy?
study of the form and markings of the body surface
What is Gross Anatomy?
study of structure without using a microscope
What is Systemic Anatomy?
study of specific systems of the body
What is Developmental Anatomy?
study of development from fertilized egg to adult
What is Embryology?
study of development of fertilized egg to week 8
What is Histology
microscopic study of tissue structure
What is Cytology?
chemical and microscopic study of cell structure
What is Pathological Anatomy?
study of structural changes associated with disease
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