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Medical Apps for Mobile Devices: Anatomy and Physiology


The purpose of this guide is to give you information and links to medical applications available for your mobile devices.  Use the tabs above to access these resources.

Free Anatomy & Physiology Apps

Essential Skeleton 4 - 3D anatomy atlas - rotate skeleton, view individual bones, listen to pronunciation, annotate and share images, and take quizzes. Excellent level of detail. Available for iOS, Android, Mac, & Windows.  

Visual Anatomy - contains all body anatomy systems; has more than 500 images with labels and descriptions and quizzes. Available for iOSAndroid.

3D4 Medical Images and Animations - over 400 high-resolution images and 40 videos; full description for each image, search capacity. Available for iOS.

Anatronica - high resolution 3D guide to human skeletal anatomy with advanced 3D touch interface; easy to navigate; fast search function. Available free for Android.

Cell Atlas - extensive cell image database accompanied by mini lectures.  Also includes quiz and a game to test user's knowledge. Available for iOS.

Netter's Anatomy - the free version contains 14 plates from the 5th Edition of Atlas of Human Anatomy. Browse by region or system, or call up specific plates with the search function. Also features customization and label quizzes. Available for iOS.

Physiology Animations - the free version contains 11 animations with videos that illustrate the core physiological processes of the body. Available for iOS.

Fee-Based Anatomy & Physiology Apps

Anatomy Quiz Pro features multiple choice or matching quizzes on 416 structures in 3D. Topics include 167 bones and landmarks, 138 muscles and 111 organ images.  Available for iOS for $1.99.

Anatomy 3D: Organs includes information on all major organs with diagrams of the organ anatomy, histology and location along with audio lectures, videos, 3D models, and quizzes. Available for iOS for $3.99.

Skeleton System Pro III features 3D skeleton with capacity to rotate, cut and get superior/inferior views; 600 labeled bone landmarks; 94 animations of every movement of each articulation; audio pronunciations of every label; quizzes; ability to draw on any screen image and share through social media and layering of images. Available for iOS for $9.99.

Essential Anatomy 3, the best-selling human anatomy app, has a highly-detailed 3D anatomical model with outstanding quality graphics. Includes essential anatomy for 10 system, and includes the brain and heart. It contains over 4000 anatomical structures, multiple search options, quizzes, and more. Available for Android for $9.99.

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