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Welcome to the home page for IPHY 3410, Introduction to Human Anatomy, Section 1.
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- Current course Materials:
- Archived and miscellaneous course materials:
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- Anatomy links:
- Anatomy (general)
- Cell structure
- Connective Tissue
- Tissue engineering - skin & bone: A researcher describes her laboratory's work engineering scaffolds to help treat corneal scarring and cleft palate. At 4:50, note the discussion of fibroblasts (which become connective tissue proper) and MSCs (mesenchymal stem cells), which ultimately become bone tissue.
- Integumentary System
- Phys Ed: Can Running Actually Help Your Knees?: Studies show that running is not necessarily harmful to knees
- Famous orthopedic injuries
- Anterior cervical decompression and fusion surgery: Live footage and animations explaining surgery on the vertebrae of the neck to treat a herniated disc and the resulting nerve compression. Note that "annulus" = annulus fibrosis, "nucleus" = nucleus pulposus (terms used in the lab but not in lecture; the annulus fibrosis is the fibrocartilage part that I do mention in lecture). At 2:40, he shaves off the cartilage from the bone: this part is hyaline cartilage, part of the symphysis joint as explained in class. At 3:30, "uncovertebral joints" are at edges of vertebral body (see Wikipedia for function, but for illustration see here).
- Digestive system
- Respiratory system
- Cardiovascular system
- Spinal cord
- Autonomic nervous system
- Myringotomy video: Click on the 4th link, "Ear tube insertion videos" and then "Video 1"
- Cochlear animation: The cochlea is unrolled and the vibrating portions are shown during sensation of a Bach composition
- Urinary system