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functional anatomy

[′fəŋk·shə·nəl ə′nad·ə·mē]
(anatomy)
The study of the human body and its parts with emphasis on those features that are directly involved in physiological function.
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The first anatomy course that students take in the PTA program is functional anatomy. The class is comprised of class lectures, along with time in the cadaver lab, and a patient lab.
'Functional Anatomy of the Spine' (2nd ed.) is easy to read, with clear text and headings that are easy to access.
Among their topics are global production; breeds; conservation of goat genetic resources; breeding and genetics; animal evaluation; functional anatomy; applied reproductive physiology; digestive physiology and nutrient metabolism; ingestive behavior, diet selection, and feed intake; feeds and feeding management; health management, disease, and parasites; preferred management practices; housing requirements; business plan, production enterprise, and marketing strategy; and future needs for teaching, research, extension, and outreach.
Functional Anatomy of Hypnotic Analgesia: A PET Study of Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Turns out Hansen, a self-confessed anatomy wonk, works with Irene Dowd (see "Teacher's Wisdom," June 2005), the leading teacher of functional anatomy for dancers.
We discuss the functional anatomy of the lower eyelid, necessary physical exam components, and reconstructive techniques with patient examples.
Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, fourth edition
Functional anatomy investigated: Many reasons to squat.
Initiated in 2003, ENCODE was designed to enhance our understanding of the functional anatomy of the raw DNA sequence revealed by the Human Genome Project.
I must confess that being predominately a laparoscopic or minimally invasive surgeon, I too did not completely comprehend the complexity and functional anatomy of the PB and membrane as an important element in pelvic floor support until more recently.
Concepts covered in these chapters include the functional anatomy, biomechanics, neuroanatomy, and physiology of the masticatory system.

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