PURSUIT: 4 things you may not know about human anatomy

Can you flex the last joint on your index finger? Do you have a palmaris longus muscle in your palm? On World Anatomy Day see what you can discover about your body!

Today is World Anatomy Day. And it’s a perfect time to marvel at some of the things your joints, ligaments and muscles can (and can’t) do.

You can take four tests, learn the reasoning and see how clinicians and academics from the Melbourne Academy of Surgical Anatomy (MASA), in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience,  use this knowledge to investigate new surgical and rehabilitation techniques.

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By Professor Jennifer Wilkinson-Berka, Professor Gary Hime, Associate Professor Quentin A. Fogg and Harriet Edmund, School of Biomedical Sciences.