Anatomy article structure (bone)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

As with all other articles, the introductory paragraph should introduce the anatomical term and aim to give an interesting summary. The first sentence should contain the title of the article in bold

  • location:
  • articulations:
  • blood supply and innervation:
  • relations:

Having information about normal variation as well as the frequency of such variation is key for radiological anatomy articles.

Helps understand variant anatomy.

Whenever appropriate, this section can clarify the etymology of an anatomical term or elaborate on the historical context of the term's name or eponym.

This section should include links to pertinent related pathology, particularly if the condition has an anatomical basis. 

  • usually best as a list

See the general article on the structure of an anatomy article here.

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rID: 37639
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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