The British Journal for the History of Science.In 1998 this work was supplanted by the Terminologia Anatomica, which recognizes about 7,500 terms describing macroscopic structures of human anatomy and is considered to be the international standard on human anatomical nomenclature.Nineteenth century anatomy A plate of the skull from the 1918 edition of Gray's Anatomy The Nineteenth century saw anatomists largely finalize and systematize the descriptive human anatomy of the previous century.

64 Aristotle described vertebrate anatomy based on animal dissection.77 In England, anatomy was the subject of the first public lectures given in any science; these were given by the Company of Barbers and Surgeons in the 16th century, joined in 1583 by the Lumleian lectures in surgery at the Royal College of Physicians.

Waterston SW, Hutchison JD (2004).The skull has two openings (fenestrae) on either side and the jaw is rigidly attached to the skull.