Explore the human body with anatomy apps for the iPhone and iPad

By Posted 9 Aug 2011, 14:28

Whether you are a student or just interested in anatomy using applications can help you acquire the valuable information you need. Anatomy is a branch of biology and medicine that is the consideration of the structure of living things. It is a general term that includes human anatomy, animal anatomy (zootomy) and plant anatomy (phytotomy). The history of anatomy has been characterized, over time, by a continually developing understanding of the functions of organs and structures in the body. We thought it would be a good idea to let you in on some anatomy apps that could help you with your studies.

Grays Anatomy Deluxe Edition by LoL Software is available for $4.99 through the iTunes App Store. This application will help you understand the classic anatomical book by Henry Gray. First published in 1858 this book is considered by many to be one of the most iconic and significant medical books of all time. Compatible for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch the deluxe edition has a real time search, 1247 illustrations, zoom able photos and compete text. This is the ideal app for Doctors, Nurses, Students, Teachers and anyone who is interested in the wonder and complexity of the human body.

Anatomy In Motion – Complete – Muscle System Flashcards by Mografi is $19.99 at the App Store. A universal version is coming soon with customized iPad interface. Containing medically accurate myology illustrations in high definition, retina display and iPad support with high definition flashcards this application will help you explore muscle layering, from the skeleton to the most superficial layer. There are over 450 flashcards, featuring over 225 unique muscles for you to view. Study over 650 questions with a selection of quizzes allowing multiple-choice answers.

Anatomy Atlas by Alterme Inc is $4.99 available at the App Store. A great reference for students of anatomy with many anatomy drawings that allows the users to create their own reference within touches. This app supports iPad natively with full width and height. Including a list of flash cards with all topics from blood vessels and lymph nodes to the urinary system, this app has a great number of drawings associated. There are currently more than 60 small drawings. More will be added in the future.

AnatomyLab by AnatomyLab.com Inc is accessible at the App Store for $9.99. Find out the structure of the body, follow the dissection process of an actual human body, and explore the human form with beautiful, clear photographic images. Easily rotate the cadaver into multiple views and zoom in or out to clearly understand the relationships of any structure you are studying. This easy to use app is an ideal source for anyone interested in his or her body.

Get an insight into the human body using some great apps that are compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Using helpful applications can assist students with their studies, those who interested in anatomy and give reference to doctors and nurses.

  • Ahsan Iqbal

    I am looking forward for the AnatomyLab app. The price is higher than many others but I hope it would provide value for the extra bucks.