Anatomy is the study of the structure of the organisms and their parts. Study of the morphology of the human is Human anatomy.
Etymology: Anatomy (Greek anatomē, ‘dissection’)
Human anatomy subdivided into:
- Gross Anatomy
- Microscopic Anatomy (Histology)
Gross Anatomy is studying the structures with unaided eye, whereas histology is using microscope to study the structures.
Gross Anatomy can be studied by:
- systemic method (Skeletal System, Cardio Vascular system)
- topographical or regional method (Thorax, Abdomen, Upper Limb)