applied anatomy


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applied anatomy

[ə′plīd ə′nad·ə·mē]
(anatomy)
A discipline that considers problems involving the biomechanical functions of a body.
The application of anatomical principles to specific fields of human endeavor, for example, surgical anatomy.
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They address clinical and applied anatomy, biomechanics, genetic susceptibility, and basic knowledge of screws and plates; anterior and posterior approaches, the technique of harvesting bone grafts from the anterior and posterior iliac crest, and the evolution of surgical management; and various surgical techniques, their indications, methods, procedures, contraindications, postoperative care, complications, outcomes, and advantages and disadvantages.
Applied anatomy of the paranasal sinuses with emphasis on endoscopic surgery.
There is also material on applied anatomy and physiology, image interpretation, medico-legal and ethical issues, pharmacology, and report writing.
Each chapter focuses on sport-specific applied anatomy, assessment and management of sport and exercise related injuries to the particular anatomical region discussed.
Among the topics are the applied anatomy and physiology of the cornea, eye banking issues related to procurement of donor cornea, the double bubble technique, the diamond knife assisted technique, and post-operative regime evaluation and follow-up.
He covers surgical procedures and specific diagnoses and treatment for the partial and complete edentulous jaw; information on medical evaluation, applied anatomy, bone physiology, pharmacology, biomechanics, and biomaterials; soft and hard tissue rehabilitation; and long-term evaluation and maintenance, with many illustrations.
At our universities, general and comparative anatomy is studied during the first two years and an additional independent course of applied anatomy is studied in the fourth year.
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