This tag is for questions about the general anatomical features of human beings as opposed to the anatomy of non-human animals.

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Is the resting state of the forearm in the pronated or supinated position?

It seems to me that my forearm is naturally in a more pronated position than the anatomic (supinated) position and that it actually takes work to make it hold the supinated position. Anyone an expert ...
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Difference between Appendix and the Cecum?

What's the difference between an appendix and a cecum, and what are their functions?
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How to predict the position of the femoral head center given surface anthropometric data?

Given surface measurements such as hip breadth and hip depth, how would you predict the location of the femoral head center?
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Stomach sagittal section

Can anyone please tell me where is exactly the stomach in this image? This is a sagittal section from the University of Michigan Visible Human Browsers. Thank you.
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Natural angle of human eyes in most relaxed state

If a human is standing or sitting, is there a preferred angle in which the eyes are most comfortable when staring ahead? Maybe there's a clinical trial out there with research? The reason I ask is ...
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Hypothetically, what is the smallest functional form of human?

Since the my first encounter with doraemon manga, I've been wondering many things, one of them is the small light. Assuming we had an instrument, such as small light, which enabled people to grow and ...
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Twisted Toe Pain [closed]

Occasionally, when curling and stretching my toes in an attempt to pop them, either my 2nd toe will get caught behind my 3rd toe, or my 3rd toe will get caught behind my 4th. Then there is an intense ...