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Abstract

Visible Human Project.


Ackerman MJ

McGraw-Hill 2004 Yearbook of Science & Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2004. p. 369-72.

Abstract:

For centuries, the study and findings of anatomy have traditionally been recorded in anatomical atlases - books of two dimensional pictures representing three-dimensional structures. The early atlases contained idealized illustrations of anatomical features to give the viewer some sense of their three-dimensionality. The Visible Human Project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) was designed to provide the sample-based data needed to reproduce in three dimensions any part of human anatomy down to 1 mm detail.


Ackerman MJ Visible Human Project. 
McGraw-Hill 2004 Yearbook of Science & Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2004. p. 369-72.

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