Anatomy & Physiology

Biomechanics of Musculo-Skeletal System (4:43 minutes)

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Online encyclopedias

  • Use medical encyclopedias for authoritative background information.

    MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia
    Good for illustrations, as well as basic information about diseases and conditions. Free from the National Library of Medicine.

  • Access Science
    An online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. In addition to 8,000+ articles there are biographies, research updates, and science news. The student center provides study guides and bibliographies.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    GVRL is a database of 27 encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, chemistry, nursing and medicine, sociology, history, education, law, and more.

Body Atlases

PCC Libraries have color atlases of the human body, some in the reference section for library use only and some for check out.

cover title of Color Atlas of AnatomyColor Atlas of Anatomy - A Photographic Study of the Human Body
Sylvania Library reference shelves, call number 611.0022 R65c 2011


book cover of Atlas of Skeletal Muscles

Atlas of Skeletal Muscles
Rock Creek Library reference shelves, call number 611.730223 S78a 2009


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