Welcome to Essential Anatomy!

New to the app? Watch an overview of features with this Quick Start video, then explore tools in more detail below.

Interacting with the Model

The Basics

Selecting Structures

Breadcrumb Trail

Turning Systems On/Off

Isolating Structures

Using the Toolbar


Returns model to original position on screen.
NOTE: The Home button does not affect any hidden structures on model.


Restores all hidden structures on model.
NOTE: The Reset button does not reposition the model.

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Store any scene by bookmarking it and access predefined views. Return to scene at any time by selecting it in the bookmark menu. Rename, reorder and delete your bookmarks using the Edit function.

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Select label using dynamic search function in English or Latin and be taken directly to that structure.

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Draw on or annotate any chosen screen.


Share views from the app via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter or add an image to iPhoto.

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Add your own 3D pins to highlight areas in the model for quick reference.

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Multiple Selection

Hide and/or Fade multiple structures quickly.

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The slice tool affords the ability to slice through a structure(s) via a 3D plane. NOTE: The Slice tool becomes accessible when a structure(s) is in Isolate mode.

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Male & Female Model

Switch between Male and Female models at the touch of a button.

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Control Menu

Make detailed selections on which systems and structures are visible.

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Quiz yourself on any of the app's systems. Also, select subsystems to refine the content of your quiz.

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Change the app's background color, configurations and turn on/off or customize the Control Menu.

Settings: Restore Saved Position

Settings: Reset System by System Button

Settings: Control Menu

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If you have any issue with the app, please let us know; we guarantee to respond to you within 24 hours. You can also take a look at some Frequently Asked Questions and browse the Help videos below to become more familiar with using the app.

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