Executions and scientific anatomy.

  title={Executions and scientific anatomy.},
  author={Anton{\'i}n Dole{\vz}al and Karel Jelen and Olga Stajnrtova},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  volume={36 7},
The very word "anatomy" tells us about this branch's connection with dissection. Studies of anatomy have taken place for approximately 2.300 years already. Anatomy's birthplace lies in Greece and Egypt. Knowledge in this specific field of science was necessary during surgical procedures in ophthalmology and obstetrics. Embalming took place without public disapproval just like autopsies and manipulation with relics. Thus, anatomical dissection became part of later forensic sciences. Anatomical… CONTINUE READING