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Terminologia Anatomica

Terminologia Anatomica (TA) is the international standard on human anatomical terminology. It was developed by the Federative Committee on Anatomical Terminology (FCAT) and the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA). Released in 1998, it supersedes the previous standard, Nomina Anatomica.[1]

Categories of Anatomical Structures

The TA divides anatomical structures into the following main categories (Latin standard in parentheses) :

See also

  • Terminologia Embryologica


  1. ^ (1988) Terminologia Anatomica: International Anatomical Terminology. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers. ISBN 0-86577-808-6. 
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