Category Archives: Palpable Anatomy

Palpable Anatomy: The Palmaris longus tendon

Happy January, everybody! I’ve been absent from the blog for a few weeks due to the arduous process of travelling from Thailand to Kazakhstan, and then back to the U.S. after a quick stop in Madrid – a journey of … Continue reading

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Palpable Anatomy: How to identify and side an isolated zygomatic process

A few weeks ago I posted  a bone quiz that some of my friends have been finding a little trickier than usual. My hints were that: (i) This feature is notable for arching laterally, and           … Continue reading

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Palpable Anatomy: The Anatomical Snuffbox

A few weeks ago I defended my dissertation proposal. I’ve attended a number of these public defenses in the past, and they inevitably go well – graduate students present engaging and exciting new research, their peers ask pertinent questions, and … Continue reading

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Palpable Anatomy: The Subclavian Artery

One of the easiest ways for me to remember the details and orientation of an anatomical feature is to locate a portion of it on my own body. I’ve found that students also respond well to this method – it’s … Continue reading

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