Human Biological Variation in Anatomy Textbooks: The Role of Ancestry

@article{trkalj2010HumanBV,
  title={Human Biological Variation in Anatomy Textbooks: The Role of Ancestry},
  author={G. {\vS}trkalj and Veli Solyali},
  journal={Studies on Ethno-Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={157 - 161}
}
Abstract Humans vary biologically at different levels: individually, according to sex, age and ancestry. The first three levels are usually competently accounted for in medical curriculum, but this does not seem to be the case with the fourth one. This study focuses on human biological variation due to differences in ancestry and the way it is dealt with in anatomy textbooks. It examines the treatment of human biological variation (ancestry) in current anatomy textbooks written in English… Expand

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Anatomy, medical education, and human ancestral variation
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