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Hundreds of interactive anatomy pictures and descriptions of thousands of objects in the body
Atlas of Human Anatomy
This atlas is translated from the original atlas entitled "Handbuch der Anatomie des Menschen" which was published in 1841 in Leipzig, Germany. The author of this atlas was Professor Dr. Carl Ernest Bock, who lived from 1809-1874.
Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body
Features 1,247 vibrant engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
Visible Human Project
This Visible Human Project will include digitized photographic images for cryosectioning, digital images derived from computerized tomography and digital magnetic resonance images of cadavers."
Anatomy Image Websites
Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray
There are hundreds of illustrations in the 1918 edition.
Copyright Summary: The 1918 edition is in the public domain.
American Association for Anatomy (Anatomical Images Online)
The Anatomical Science Image Library within Teaching Resources
BrainMaps has 300 photos (including non-human brain images, about 30+ human brain images)
Copyright Summary: Images are copyrighted (denoted by the 'source' field associated with image datasets), but the site specifies “you are free to use any image content on this site for personal or academic use, or for research purposes. The source of the content must be clearly indicated as BrainMaps.org.”
JHSPH Open Courseware
This site has numerous graphs and images dealing with many topics.
Copyright Summary: All of the images are under a Creative Commons License, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
This site contains a hundred plus images of pathology slides and other various images.
Copyright Summary: This resource has a Creative Commons License via the MedEd Portal.
The Cell: An Image Library
This site has 3700+ annotated images, videos, and animations. Includes a collection of interactive cells highlighting different cell types, cell processes, cell components. iOS app also available.
Copyright Summary: All images are either various Creative Commons License or Public Domain.
Most image sources will include information about the copyright status. Many sources will allow you to reproduce images for teaching or other non-commercial uses. Always remember to attribute the source of the image when incorporating it into your own presentations.
Some image search engines allow you to limit your search to images licensed with Creative Commons licenses that may allow re-use. Often this is on the 'Advanced Search' screen. See the specific license to see if you can modify the image, use it for commercial purposes, or need to make attribution to the creator.
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