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Anatomy & Physiology

Key words/Possible Search Terms -- Anatomy

Possible terms to try when searching for articles in a database or on the Internet:


Anatomy, Comparative

Body parts


Human Anatomy

Keywords/Possible Search Terms -- Physiology

These are some possible search terms to use related to physiology to use when searching for articles:

  • Acid-Base Balance
  • Cell Physiology
  • Gas Exchange
  • Hormone Secretion
  • Human Physiology
  • Metabolism
  • Muscles -- physiology
  • Osmosis
  • Physiology
  • Pulmonary Circulation
  • Renal Regulation
  • Respiration
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Smooth Muscle

Related Terms:

  • Kinesiology
  • Pathophysiology

Find Articles

Suggested databases to try first. Databases help find journal articles.

Google Scholar

Indexes magazine/journal articles, books, reports many times full-text available.

Google Scholar Search

Selected Journals -- Anatomy & Physiology

Journals available electronically. Use Advanced search in OneSearch. Limit to Publication Title. 

American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology

American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry

BMC physiology

Clinical Endocrinology

Journal of Anatomy

Journal of Vascular Research


Physiological reviews

Surgical and Radiological Anatomy

Vascular Medicine