Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323187985, 9780323314305

Netter's Anatomy Coloring Book

2nd Edition

with Student Consult Access

Authors: John Hansen
eBook ISBN: 9780323314305
Paperback ISBN: 9780323187985
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st March 2014
Page Count: 400

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Orientation and Introduction

1.1. Terminology
1.2. Body Planes and Terms of Relationship
1.3. Movements
1.4. The Cell
1.5. Epithelial Tissues
1.6. Connective Tissues
1.7. Skeleton
1.8. Joints
1.9. Synovial Joints
1.10. Muscle
1.11. Nervous System
1.12. Skin (Integument)
1.13. Body Cavities

Chapter 2: Skeletal System

2.1. Bone Structure and Classification
2.2. External Features of the Skull
2.3. Internal Features of the Skull
2.4. Mandible and Temporomandibular Joint
2.5. Vertebral Column
2.6. Cervical and Thoracic Vertebrae
2.7. Lumbar, Sacral and Coccygeal Vertebrae
2.8. Thoracic Cage
2.9. Joints and Ligaments of the Spine
2.10. Pectoral Girdle and Arm
2.11. Shoulder Joint
2.12. Forearm and Elbow Joint
2.13. Wrist and Hand
2.14. Wrist and Finger Joints and Movements
2.15. Pelvic Girdle
2.16. Hip Joint
2.17. Thigh and Leg Bones
2.18. Knee Joint
2.19. Bones of the Ankle and Foot
2.20. Ankle and Foot Joints

Chapter 3: Muscular System

3.1 Muscles of Facial Expression
3.2 Muscles of Mastication
3.3 Extrao-cular Muscles
3.4 Muscles of the Tongue and Palate
3.5 Muscles of the Pharynx and Swallowing
3.6 Intrinsic Muscles of the Larynx and Phonation
3.7 Muscles of the Neck
3.8 Prevertebral Muscles
3.9 Superficial and Intermediate Back Muscles
3.10 Deep (Intrinsic) Back Muscles
3.11 Thoracic Wall Muscles
3.12 Anterior Abdominal Wall Muscles
3.13 Muscles of the Male Inguinal Region
3.14 Muscles of the Posterior Abdominal Wall
3.15 Muscles of the Pelvis
3.16 Muscles of the Perineum
3.17 Posterior Shoulder Muscles
3.18 Anterior Shoulder Muscles
3.19 Arm Muscles
3.20 Pronation and Supination of the Radio-ulnar Joints
3.21 Anterior Forearm Muscles
3.22 Posterior Forearm Muscles
3.23 Intrinsic Hand Muscles
3.24 Summary of Upper Limb Muscles
3.25 Gluteal Muscles
3.26 Posterior Thigh Muscles
3.27 Anterior Thigh Muscles
3.28 Medial Thigh Muscles
3.29 Anterior and Lateral Leg Muscles
3.30 Posterior Leg Muscles
3.31 Intrinsic Foot Muscles
3.32 Summary of Lower Limb Muscles

Chapter 4: Nervous System

4.1. Neuronal Structure
4.2. Glial Cells
4.3. Types of Synapses
4.4. Cerebrum
4.5. Cortical Connections
4.6. Midsagittal and Basal Brain Anatomy
4.7. Basal Ganglia
4.8. Limbic System
4.9. Hippocampus
4.10. Thalamus
4.11. Hypothalamus
4.12. Cerebellum
4.13. Spinal Cord I
4.14. Spinal Cord II
4.15. Spinal and Peripheral Nerves
4.16. Dermatomes
4.17. Brain Ventricles
4.18. Subarachnoid Space
4.19. Sympathetic Division of the ANS
4.20. Parasympathetic Division of the ANS
4.21. Enteric Nervous System
4.22. Cranial Nerves
4.23. Visual System I
4.24. Visual System II
4.25. Auditory and Vestibular Systems I
4.26. Auditory and Vestibular Systems II
4.27. Taste and Olfaction
4.28. Cervical Plexus
4.29. Brachial Plexus
4.30. Lumbar Plexus
4.31. Sacral Plexus

Chapter 5: Cardiovascular System

5.1 Composition of Blood
5.2 General Organization
5.3 Heart I
5.4 Heart II
5.5 Heart III
5.6 Heart IV
5.7 Features of Arteries, Capillaries and Veins
5.8 Head and Neck Arteries
5.9 Head Arteries
5.10 Arteries of the Brain
5.11 Veins of the Head and Neck
5.12 Arteries of the Upper Limb
5.13 Arteries of the Lower Limb
5.14. Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
5.15. Arteries of the Gastrointestinal Tract
5.16. Arteries of the Pelvis and Perineum
5.17. Veins of the Thorax
5.18. Veins of the Abdominopelvic Cavity
5.19. Portocaval Anastomoses
5.20. Veins of the Upper Limb
5.21 Veins of the Lower Limb
5.22 Prenatal and Postnatal Circulation

Chapter 6: Lymphatic System

6.1. General Organization of the Lymphatic System
6.2. Innate Immunity
6.3. Adaptive Immunity
6.4. Thymus and Bone Marrow
6.5. Spleen
6.6. Tonsils, BALT, GALT, and MALT
6.7. Clinical Aspects of the Lymphatic System

Chapter 7: Respiratory System

7.1. Overview
7.2. Nasal Cavity and Nasopharynx
7.3. Paranasal Sinuses
7.4. Oropharynx, Laryngopharynx, and Larynx
7.5. Trachea and Lungs
7.6. Respiratory Mechanisms

Chapter 8: Gastrointestinal System

8.1 Overview
8.2 Oral Cavity
8.3 Teeth
8.4 Pharynx and Esophagus
8.5 Peritoneal Cavity and Mesenteries
8.6 Stomach
8.7 Small Intestine
8.8 Large Intestine
8.9 Liver
8.10 Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas

Chapter 9: Urinary System

9.1 Overview of the Urinary System
9.2 Kidney
9.3 Nephron
9.4 Renal Tubular Function
9.5 Urinary Bladder and Urethra

Chapter 10: Reproductive System

10.1 Overview of the Female Reproductive System
10.2 Ovaries and Uterine Tubes
10.3 Uterus and Vagina
10.4 Menstrual Cycle
10.5 Female Breast
10.6 Overview of the Male Reproductive System
10.7 Testis and Epididymis
10.8 Male Urethra and Penis

Chapter 11: Endocrine System

11.1 Overview
11.2 Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
11.3 Pituitary Gland
11.4 Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
11.5 Adrenal Glands
11.6 Pancreas
11.7 Puberty
11.8 Digestive System Hormones


2015 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Basic and Clinical Sciences Category!

Learn and master anatomy with ease
, while having fun, through the unique approach of Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition. You can trace arteries, veins, and nerves through their courses and bifurcations...reinforce your understanding of muscle origins and insertions from multiple views and dissection layers...and develop a better understanding of the integration of individual organs in the workings of each body system throughout the human form. Whether you are taking an anatomy course or just curious about how the body works, let the art of Netter guide you!

Key Features

  • Netter’s Anatomy Coloring book is a perfect companion to the Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank H. Netter, MD as well as Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards and Netter’s Clinical Anatomy textbook.
  • Understand the correlation between structures. Outlines of Netter anatomical illustrations in multiple views, magnifications, and dissection layers, accompanied by high-yield information reinforce visual recognition and provide context.
  • Master challenging structures through illustrations small enough for quick coloring, but large enough to provide you with important details.
  • Facilitate learning by following tips for coloring key structures and quizzing yourself with end-of-section review questions.
  • Quickly review key concepts with accompanying tables that review muscle attachments, innervation, and actions.
  • Understand the role of anatomy in medicine through Clinical Notes which highlight examples.


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About the Authors

John Hansen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Associate Dean for Admissions, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York