Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • Dhiviyalakshmi Lakshmipathy


Biomedical engineering is the discipline which deals with all the devices and instruments that will interact with the human system. This chapter will facilitate the learner to understand the basic underlying concepts of body planes, movements and directions which is quite important in imaging devices like ultrasound, CT and MRI. Biosignal is the source for many types of equipment like ECG machine where biosignal’s generation and conduction are the key mechanisms to know. Hence, it is very essential for anyone who comes in close interaction with the equipments to have a wise knowledge on anatomy and physiology of human system.


Body planes Movements Directions Biosignals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhiviyalakshmi Lakshmipathy
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  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringSri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia

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