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Visible Body

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Visible Body is a comprehensive resource of 3D interactive modules illustrating the basic movement of a variety of muscles throughout the human body as they interact with bone, nerves, and ligaments. You can rotate, flip, zoom in/out and highlight models, as well as hide, isolate, fade and peel away structures and layers.

There are thousands of medically accurate anatomical structures and hundreds of thumbnails with pre-set views of body systems. The platform also provides pronunciations and detailed definitions for all structures, and quizzes for self assessment.

Modules included:

  • Human Anatomy Atlas
  • Muscle
  • Physiology & Pathology

Help & guidance

For guidance see the Visible Body Help Centre for FAQs and user guides for each of the modules.

Contact your Academic Liaison Librarian for advice on using this resource


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