Body WorldsHeidelberg - Germany
Body Worlds is the original anatomical exhibition series displaying authentic human bodies, willed by donors through the Institute for Plastination's Body Donor Program, and preserved using a process called plastination. Invented by Dr. von Hagens, plastination is a groundbreaking process in which real human specimens are preserved through the science of plastination. The specimens resulting from the revolutionary process are called plastinates. Plastinates show the inner workings of the body and the striking whole-body specimens show the human body in real-life poses, like never seen before.
Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of anatomy graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body online using anatomy charts, models and diagrams. It's fun, interactive and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions and anatomical terms used by doctors and nurses. Enter and find that particular anatomy chart you
Fast Facts: 1. The human body is made up of a head, neck, torso, two arms and two legs. The average height of an adult human is about 5 to 6 feet tall. The human body is made to stand erect, walk on two feet, use the arms to carry and lift, and has opposable thumbs (able to grasp). 2. The adult body is made up of: 100 trillion cells, 206 bones, 600 muscles, and 22 internal organs. 3. There are many systems in the human body: Circulato
The human body is more complex and advanced than any machine we could invent. It is not really surprising how little we know about our own bodies. Did you know that: ¢ An adult has 206 bones but a child has 350? ¢ Most of us have 24 ribs? ¢ The average adult has around 5 litres of blood? ¢ Our heart pumps 5 litres of blood in one minute (and that's just while we're resting!)? At the website, you will find information on each area of t