... such as the brain or viscera, contenting themselves with a good working knowledge of the rest.
Topographical anatomy must be learned by repeated dissection
and inspection of dead human bodies.
It is no more a science than a pilot's knowledge is, and, like that knowledge, must be exact and available ...
Computed axial tomography
... is administered.
CT angiography of the chest (CTPA) is also becoming the primary method for detecting pulmonary embolism (PE) and aortic dissection
, and requires accurately timed rapid injections of contrast and high-speed helical scanners. CT is the standard method of evaluating abnormalities ...
... in the molecular structure of chromosomes could produce traits and behaviors in living organisms was unimaginable at the time. Because chemical dissection
of DNA samples always yielded the same four nucleotides, the chemical composition of DNA appeared simple, perhaps even uniform. Organisms, on the ...
... aneurysms . If the dilation of the aorta threatens to lead to rupture, a nickel-titanium stent may be inserted. Rupture of the aorta, or aortic dissection
, is the most common cause of sudden death among Marfan syndrome sufferers.
The skeletal and ocular manifestations of Marfan syndrome can also be ...
Sources and external links
A Study Guide to Invertebrate Zoology ~ at Wikibooks
An online encyclopedia of zoology
An online dissection
pictures of animals