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App of the week: Virtual Human Body

By Meris Stansbury
January 25th, 2013

Name: Virtual Human Body

What is it? Developed by QA International, this application allows you to explore the human anatomy from head to toe and from skin to bones with a lifelike 3D human model combined with an anatomical dictionary. Locate the various organs in their context, and learn more about their functions.

Best for: Those 12 years and older

Price: $4.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Rated: Unrated

Features: 11 systems of the human body depicted through a lifelike model; over 1000 anatomical structures named and defined; an anatomical dictionary including a textual search engine; the possibility to overlap two systems to better visualize the interrelations between bones, muscles and organs; three display modes; Various points of view on the human body; easy navigation; and much more.

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/virtual-human-body/id470890348?mt=8

About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Managing Editor of eCampus News, and was formerly the Associate Editor of eSchool News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated cum laude from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.