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High-quality sections (in the major orientations) of the head and neck, the trunk, and the limbs. Those of the head, neck, and trunk are quite short steps; those of the limbs are more widely spaced. Each figure is accompanied by a diagram identifying the locus of the section. The plastinating method with which the sections were prepared (replacing water and lipids with epoxy polymers) preserves fine details of structure. This new atlas should be helpful in interpreting the sectional images that are increasingly ordered in diagnostic study (such as those of magnetic resonance imaging), and in giving clear pictures of
The Visible Human Body: An Atlas of Sectional Anatomy. Ann Intern Med. ;114:709. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-8-709_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(8):709.
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