Websites and Apps to Learn Human Anatomy and Human Physiology Online

Free Animated, Interactive Websites and Web Apps On Anatomy and Physiology:

  • GetBodySmart - an online examination of human anatomy and physiology using interactive animations and diagrams.

Free Websites by Educators, Schools, Governments, & Nonprofits:

Free Information Offered by Commercial Websites:
  • Anatomy Drill and Practice (by Wiley Publishing) - a comprehensive collection of quizzes to test your knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Requires a Flash player plugin for your web browser.
  • Anatomy Arcade -interactive learning games & puzzles.
  • Anatomy Corner - a resource site for teachers and students of Anatomy & Physiology. Each topic includes worksheets, quizzes, notes and powerpoint presentations.
  • Anatronica - 3D interactive anatomy for the PCs and mobile devices.
  • Biology Corner - a site is meant to compliment a high school level anatomy class. It contains worksheets, images, study guides and practice quizzes to support a rich curriculum in anatomy and physiology.
  • BioDigital Human - is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform. Requires Safari, Chrome, or Firefox and a good internect connection.
  • Gray's Anatomy - Henry Gray's 1918 illustrations by Bartleby.com.
  • Human Anatomy (McGraw-Hill) - a comprehensive list of learning exercises and videos to improve your understanding of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Human Body Maps - bodyMaps is an interactive visual search tool that allows users to explore the human body in 3-D.
  • Interactive Physiology (by Benjamin/Cummings, Pearson Education Inc.) - a comprehensive collection of narrated videos on human physiology. Requires a Shockwave plugin for your web browser.
  • Pacific Medical Training - a guide to the human respiratory system for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) training.
  • Walgreens Body Guide - a review of the body systems powered by A.D.A.M.
  • Winking Skull - detailed drawings and labeling exercises by Thieme Medical Publishing.
  • Zygote Body - 3D, mutilayered, interactive human anatomy. Requires Safari, Chrome, or Firefox and a good internect connection.

Free Anatomy and Physiology and Human Body Websites for Kids:

  • Children's University - interactive, animated lessons on the skeletal, digestive, and nervous systems (an more) from 'The Children's University of Manchester'.
  • KidsKonnect - human body links.
  • KidInfo.com - a comprehensive set anatomy and physiology links.
  • Neuroscience for Kids - Discover the exciting world of the brain, spinal cord, neurons and the senses. Use the experiments, activities and games to help you learn about the nervous system.
  • Pediatric Patients: Learn About the Human Body Systems - a collection of body system links for pediatric patients (suggested bya student in Ms. Ward's Class).
  • Science 8 Human Biology - an online review of the human body systems by the Central Middle School in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
  • The Science Spot - health and human body links.
  • Teach the Children Well - a collection of links to sites carefully selected by a teacher (Elaine M. Doolittle, M.Ed.) for students as well as their parents and teachers. The site was designed for elementary grades but many of the sites will also be of interest to older students.

Commercial Websites That Charge For Information:

  • InteractElsevier (Cyber-Anatomy) - 3D interactives based on artwork from Netter and Gray's Anatomy.
  • Muscle and Motion - a dynamic 3D visual resource that makes musculoskeletal anatomy and kinesiology easier to learn, remember and understand.
  • Netter Images - a collection of medical illustrations by Frank H. Netter, MD, and physician-artists, John Craig and Carlos Machado. Topics range from human anatomy to clinical disease states to new therapeutic technologies.
  • Nucleus Medical Media - medical illustrations, medical animations, and interactive multimedia for publishing, legal, healthcare, entertainment, pharmaceutical, medical device, academia and other markets.
  • Primal Pictures - medically accurate 3D models of human anatomy for sale by PrimalPictures.com.
  • Visible Body - fully interactive 3D human anatomy model available by subscription by Argosy Publishing.

Popular Human Anatomy Apps and Anatomy and Physiology Apps for Mobile Devices

  • Pocket Anatomy - 'Pocket Body', 'Pocket Brain', and 'Pocket Heart' (for iPad, iPhone).
  • Visible Body - 'Human Anatomy Atlas', '3D Muscle Premium', '3D Circulatory Premium', '3D Brain & Nervous System Anatomy', '3D Digestive System', 3D Respiratory Anatomy', and '3D Reproductive & Urinary Anatomy' (for Desktops, iPad, iPhones, and Android Devices).

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