Wednesday, January 23, 2008

3D human anatomy visualizer online and FREE!

This is like a Google Earth for anatomy and health classes! The Visible Body is an interactive, 3D tour of the human body. Here's a description from their website:

"Argosy's Visible Body is the most comprehensive human anatomy visualization tool available today. This entirely Web-delivered application offers an unparalleled understanding of human anatomy. The Visible Body includes 3D models of over 1,700 anatomical structures, including all major organs and systems of the human body."

The models were developed and reviewed by physicians, anatomists, and people with lots of experience in medical illustration and biomedical visualization.

Registration is FREE, but REQUIRED for using this website. Minimum computer requirements are:
  • 1 gHz Pentium 3 processor, or equivalent
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Windows XP/2000/Vista (32-bit)
  • DirectX 7.0+3D-enabled video card
  • Internet Explorer 6+ (32-bit)
  • Anark plug-in 4.0
  • Adobe Flash Player plug-in 8.0+

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

this is not free (anymore) but subscription based