Evolution of illustrations in anatomy: A study from the classical period in Europe to modern times

  title={Evolution of illustrations in anatomy: A study from the classical period in Europe to modern times},
  author={Sanjib Kumar Ghosh},
  journal={Anatomical Sciences Education},
  • S. Ghosh
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Biology
  • Anatomical Sciences Education
Illustrations constitute an essential element of learning anatomy in modern times. However it required a significant evolutionary process spread over centuries, for illustrations to achieve the present status in the subject of anatomy. This review article attempts to outline the evolutionary process by highlighting on the works of esteemed anatomists in a chronological manner. Available literature suggests that illustrations were not used in anatomy during the classical period when the subject… 
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