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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

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May 2, 2019

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on anatomic variations in the human body.

anatomic variation

There's more... some word dissections, a lot of them, and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.


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0.5 minute

Episode 43 is all about anatomic variations, including situs inversus and the human fabella.

Word Dissections

13 minutes

  • Anatomic vs. anatomical
  • Physiologic vs. physiological
  • Situs inversus
    • Situs solitus
  • Levocardia and dextrocardia
  • Fabella (pl. fabellae)

anatomical vs. anatomic

physiological vs. physiologic

Book Club

4 minutes

  • Bergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation
    • by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
      • originally created by Ronald Bergman
  • Check out The A&P Professor Book Club

Bergman's Anatomic Variation

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