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Anatomy: Visible Body

Visible Body - Introduction

Visible Body on Ovid

Visible Body is a group of online programs covering anatomy and physiology through interactive 3D models, animations, images, and quizzes. Charles Sturt University subscribes to 5 of the 7 Visible Body modules:

  • anatomy
  • physiology
  • muscles
  • the skeleton
  • the circulatory system.

The programs are also available as apps for mobile.

To access:

  • Open the Visible Body link
  • Select one of the modules available
  • Please note:
    • If you are using a mobile device, click on the mobile access link to access the app.
    • If you are using a computer please ensure that you use either the Google Chrome or Firefox browser. Once you have opened Visible Body you will see a launch button, depending on your browser you may see: Launch Web Player or Launch WebGL. The Web Player version requires the free software Unity Web Player 4.3+ (required for viewing 3D content), but note that this software is no longer supported.

Visible Body - Muscle Premium; Skeleton Premium; Heart & Circulatory Premium


Muscle Premium, Skeleton Premium, and Heart & Circulatory Premium, are specialty modules with 3D models, interactive presentations, movies, and images.

For information on using these modules please see:


Visible Body - Human Anatomy Atlas

Human Anatomy Atlas is a 3D visualisation tool for exploring the systems of the human body. It includes more than 4000 medically accurate anatomical structures covering systemic and regional anatomy.

For information on how to use the Human Anatomy Atlas please see: Visible Body Help Center - Human Anatomy Atlas.

Demonstration video - Human Anatomy Atlas:

Visible Body - Physiology Animations

Physiology Animations is a collection of nearly 70 videos that illustrate the core physiological processes of the human body.

For information on how to use Physiology Animations please see: Visible Body Help Center - Physiology Animations.

Video tutorial - getting started with Physiology Animations:

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