Journal of Anatomy

(The median citation count of Journal of Anatomy is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
COVID‐19 and anatomy: Stimulus and initial response70
Tissue clearing technique: Recent progress and biomedical applications60
Femoral anteversion: significance and measurement54
Comparative anatomy of the mammalian neuromuscular junction35
Expression of SARS‐CoV‐2 entry factors in human oral tissue29
Geometric description for the anatomy of the mitral valve: A review26
Endocast structures are reliable proxies for the sizes of corresponding regions of the brain in extant birds26
RSK3 mediates necroptosis by regulating phosphorylation of RIP3 in rat retinal ganglion cells24
Morphological variability is greater at developing than mature mouse neuromuscular junctions22
The vomeronasal organ of wild canids: the fox (Vulpes vulpes) as a model21
ACE2 and TMPRSS2 in human saliva can adsorb to the oral mucosal epithelium20
Are endocasts reliable proxies for brains? A 3D quantitative comparison of the extant human brain and endocast20
An anatomical comparison of the fasciae of the thigh: A macroscopic, microscopic and ultrasound imaging study20
Anatomy of the female pelvic nerves: a macroscopic study of the hypogastric plexus and their relations and variations20
Biological clocks and incremental growth line formation in dentine20
A unique predator in a unique ecosystem: modelling the apex predator within a Late Cretaceous crocodyliform‐dominated fauna from Brazil20
Postnatal development of skeletal muscle in pigs with intrauterine growth restriction: morphofunctional phenotype and molecular mechanisms20
The intercarotid or alar fascia, other cervical fascias, and their adjacent spaces – a plea for clarification of cervical fascia and spaces terminology19
Evolutionary anatomy of the plantar aponeurosis in primates, including humans19
Serial block‐face scanning electron microscopy reveals novel intercellular connections in human term placental microvasculature19
The ontogeny of maximum bite force in humans19
Small junction, big problems: Neuromuscular junction pathology in mouse models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)18
Low elbow mobility indicates unique forelimb posture and function in a giant extinct marsupial18
The ventral attention network: the mirror of the language network in the right brain hemisphere18
Musculoskeletal modelling of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) hindlimb: Effects of limb posture on leverage during terrestrial locomotion18
Braincase anatomy of Almadasuchus figarii (Archosauria, Crocodylomorpha) and a review of the cranial pneumaticity in the origins of Crocodylomorpha18
Paleobiological reconstructions of articular function require all six degrees of freedom17
Subject‐specific muscle properties from diffusion tensor imaging significantly improve the accuracy of musculoskeletal models17
Sympathetic nerve distribution in human lymph nodes17
Recently increased prevalence of the human median artery of the forearm: A microevolutionary change17
Damage to the human lumbar cartilage endplate and its clinical implications16
Braincase anatomy of extant Crocodylia, with new insights into the development and evolution of the neurocranium in crocodylomorphs16
A comparative histological study of the osteoderms in the lizards Heloderma suspectum (Squamata: Helodermatidae) and Varanus komodoensis (Squamata: Varanidae)15
The Anatomical Society’s Core Anatomy Syllabus for Dental Undergraduates15
Avian palaeoneurology: Reflections on the eve of its 200th anniversary15
The endocranial anatomy of Buriolestes schultzi (Dinosauria: Saurischia) and the early evolution of brain tissues in sauropodomorph dinosaurs15
Comprehensive total evidence phylogeny of chinchillids (Rodentia, Caviomorpha): Cheek teeth anatomy and evolution14
Tooth attachment and pleurodont implantation in lizards: Histology, development, and evolution14
Homology and osteological correlates of pedal muscles among extant sauropsids14
The trigeminal system: The meningovascular complex— A review14
Effect of mass and habitat on the shape of limb long bones: A morpho‐functional investigation on Bovidae (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla)14
Prox1 induces new lymphatic vessel formation and promotes nerve reconstruction in a mouse model of sciatic nerve crush injury14
Spermidine supplementation influences mitochondrial number and morphology in the heart of aged mice13
A proposed standard for quantifying 3‐D hindlimb joint poses in living and extinct archosaurs13
Spatial distribution of human arachnoid trabeculae13
The endocranium and trophic ecology of Velociraptor mongoliensis13
Peripheral glia diversity13
Cortical and trabecular bone structure of the hominoid capitate13
Organisation of the musculature of the rat stomach13
Isolation and characterization of exosomes from adipose tissue‐derived mesenchymal stem cells12
The locomotor musculature and posture of the early dinosauriform Silesaurus opolensis provides a new look into the evolution of Dinosauromorpha12
Anatomy, ontogeny, and evolution of the archosaurian respiratory system: A case study on Alligator mississippiensis and Struthio camelus12
Disruption of tight junctions contributes to hyposalivation of salivary glands in a mouse model of type 2 diabetes12
Sucker with a fat lip: The soft tissues underlying the viscoelastic grip of remora adhesion12
The intraspecific diversity of tooth morphology in the large‐spotted catshark Scyliorhinus stellaris: insights into the ontogenetic cues driving sexual dimorphism12
Evolution of arboreality and fossoriality in squirrels and aplodontid rodents: Insights from the semicircular canals of fossil rodents12
Structure and regulation of desmosomes in intercalated discs: Lessons from epithelia12
An investigation of the anatomy of the infrapatellar fat pad and its possible involvement in anterior pain syndrome: a cadaveric study11
The bronchial tree of the human embryo: an analysis of variations in the bronchial segments11
Accessory bones of the elbow: Prevalence, localization and modified classification11
A comparative study of breed differences in the anatomical configuration of the equine vertebral column11
Virtual reconstruction of orbital floor defects using a statistical shape model11
Size of supernumerary teats in sheep correlates with complexity of the anatomy and microenvironment11
The same but different: setal arrays of anoles and geckos indicate alternative approaches to achieving similar adhesive effectiveness11
Three‐dimensional visualization of the bovine cardiac conduction system and surrounding structures compared to the arrangements in the human heart10
A first glimpse at the influence of body mass in the morphological integration of the limb long bones: an investigation in modern rhinoceroses10
Association between the developing sphenoid and adult morphology: A study using sagittal sections of the skull base from human embryos and fetuses10
Femoral specializations to locomotor habits in early archosauriforms10
Insights into skull evolution in fossorial snakes, as revealed by the cranial morphology of Atractaspis irregularis (Serpentes: Colubroidea)10
Effects of selective breeding for voluntary exercise, chronic exercise, and their interaction on muscle attachment site morphology in house mice10
Sensory innervation of the human male prepuce: Meissner's corpuscles predominate10
Appendicular myological reconstruction of the forelimb of the giant titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani10
Río‐Hortega's drawings revisited with fluorescent protein defines a cytoplasm‐filled channel system of CNS myelin10
The forearm and hand musculature of semi‐terrestrial rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) and arboreal gibbons (Fam. Hylobatidae). Part I. Description and comparison of the muscle configurat10
Bone remodeling in the longest living rodent, the naked mole‐rat: Interelement variation and the effects of reproduction10
Not your father’s homodonty—stress, tooth shape, and the functional homodont9
The relationship between facet tropism and cervical disc herniation9
Intraskeletal bone growth patterns in the North Island Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli): Growth mark discrepancy and implications for extinct taxa9
Higher spatial resolution improves the interpretation of the extent of ventricular trabeculation9
The Geometry of the roots of the Brachial Plexus9
Sound production, hearing sensitivity, and in‐depth study of the sound‐producing muscles in the cowfish (Lactoria cornuta)9
Glans clitoris innervation: PIEZO2 and sexual mechanosensitivity9
Functional anatomy of the middle and inner ears of the red fox, in comparison to domestic dogs and cats9
Phylogeny and foraging behaviour shape modular morphological variation in bat humeri9
Long bone histomorphogenesis of the naked mole‐rat: Histodiversity and intraspecific variation9
Squamate egg tooth development revisited using three‐dimensional reconstructions of brown anole (Anolis sagrei, Squamata, Dactyloidae) dentition9
The iliosacral joint in lizards: an osteological and histological analysis9
Automated analysis of rabbit knee calcified cartilage morphology using micro‐computed tomography and deep learning9
Quantifying intracortical bone microstructure: A critical appraisal of 2D and 3D approaches for assessing vascular canals and osteocyte lacunae9
The humeral head: A review of the blood supply and possible link to osteonecrosis following rotator cuff repair9
The morphological and functional diversity of apical microvilli9
Exploring the functional morphology of the Gorilla shoulder through musculoskeletal modelling8
Three‐dimensional architecture of human medial gastrocnemius fascicles in vivo: Regional variation and its dependence on muscle size8
Biomechanical properties of anuran long bones: correlations with locomotor modes and habitat use8
A mechanistic approach for the calculation of intervertebral mobility in mammals based on vertebrae osteometry8
Morphology and morphometry of the human early foetal brain: A three‐dimensional analysis8
Three‐dimensional structure of seminiferous tubules in the Syrian hamster8
Precision mouse models of Yars/dominant intermediate Charcot‐Marie‐Tooth disease type C and Sptlc1/hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 18
Comparing and combining sliding semilandmarks and weighted spherical harmonics for shape analysis8
Histological and molecular characterization of the growing nasal septum in mice8
The follicle‐sinus complex of the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Functional anatomy and possible evolutional significance of its somato‐sensory innervation8
The morphology and evolution of chondrichthyan cranial muscles: A digital dissection of the elephantfish Callorhinchus milii and the catshark Scyliorhinus canicula8
Characterization of short‐period and long‐period incremental markings in porcine enamel and dentine—Results of a fluorochrome labelling study in wild boar and domestic pigs8
Differential locomotor and predatory strategies of Gondwanan and derived Laurasian dromaeosaurids (Dinosauria, Theropoda, Paraves): Inferences from morphometric and comparative anatomical studies8
Cranial trepanation and healing process in modern patients—Bioarchaeological and anthropological implications8
Regional variation in lateral and medial gastrocnemius muscle fibre lengths obtained from diffusion tensor imaging8
Enhancing CT imaging: A safe protocol to stain and de‐stain rare fetal museum specimens using diffusible iodine‐based staining (diceCT)8
Monitoring muscle over three orders of magnitude: Widespread positive allometry among locomotor and body support musculature in the pectoral girdle of varanid lizards (Varanidae)8
How the even‐toed ungulate vertebral column works: Comparison of intervertebral mobility in 33 genera7
Ontogeny and homology of cranial bones associated with lateral‐line canals of the Senegal Bichir, Polypterus senegalus (Actinopterygii: Cladistii: Polypteriformes), with a discussion on the for7
Forelimb myology of armadillos (Xenarthra: Cingulata, Chlamyphoridae): Anatomical correlates with fossorial ability7
3D skull modelling and description of a new baurusuchid (Crocodyliformes, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Late Cretaceous (Bauru Basin) of Brazil7
The reliability and validity of triceps surae muscle volume assessment using freehand three‐dimensional ultrasound in typically developing infants7
A remarkable group of thick‐headed Triassic Period archosauromorphs with a wide, possibly Pangean distribution7
Development and evolution of the vestibular apparatuses of the inner ear7
Anatomical relationship between the morphology of the styloid process of the ulna and the attachment of the radioulnar ligaments7
Histological examination of the potential arrhythmic substrates in the setting of Ebstein’s malformation7
The vomeronasal system in semiaquatic beavers7
Myological reconstruction of the pelvic girdle and hind limb of the giant titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani7
Development of extrinsic innervation in the abdominal intestines of human embryos7
Biological relationships and frontal sinus similarity in skeletal remains with known genealogical data7
Beyond the beak: Brain size and allometry in avian craniofacial evolution7
The ovipositor actuation mechanism of a parasitic wasp and its functional implications7
Computed tomography analysis of the cranium of Champsosaurus lindoei and implications for the choristoderan neomorphic ossification7
Histology and pneumaticity of Aoniraptor libertatem (Dinosauria, Theropoda), an enigmatic mid‐sized megaraptoran from Patagonia7
Development and evolution of the notarium in Pterosauria7
The cecal appendix is correlated with greater maximal longevity in mammals7
The venous system of E14.5 mouse embryos—reference data and examples for diagnosing malformations in embryos with gene deletions7
Models and methods to study Schwann cells7
The consequences of living longer—Effects of an experimentally extended velvet antler phase on the histomorphology of antler bone in fallow deer (Dama dama)7
Comparability of skeletal fibulae surfaces generated by different source scanning (dual‐energy CT scan vs. high resolution laser scanning) and 3D geometric morphometric validatio6
Ultrastructural evidence for telocytes in equine tendon6
Comparative examination of pinniped craniofacial musculature and its role in aquatic feeding6
Anatomical evidence of non‐parasympathetic cardiac nitrergic nerve fibres in rat6
The claustrum of the sheep and its connections to the visual cortex6
Heterogeneity of fibrillin‐rich microfibrils extracted from human skin of diverse ethnicity6
Development of the sympathetic trunks in human embryos6
Histological differences between lumbar and tail intervertebral discs in mice6
Morphology of the nutrient artery and its foramen in relation to femoral bone perfusion rates of laying and non‐laying hens6
Androgen receptors in areas of the spinal cord and brainstem: A study in adult male cats6
The middle ear of the pink fairy armadillo Chlamyphorus truncatus (Xenarthra, Cingulata, Chlamyphoridae): comparison with armadillo relatives using computed tomography6
Nasal asymmetry changes during growth and development in 6‐ to 12‐year‐old children with repaired unilateral cleft lip and palate: A 3D computed tomography analysis6
The structure of sensory afferent compartments in health and disease6
Constraints associated with captivity alter craniomandibular integration in wild boar6
How does scanner choice and 3D model resolution affect data accuracy?6
Morphological evolution of the carnivoran sacrum6
Ecological correlates of the morphology of the auditory bulla in rodents: Application to the fossil record6
Description and etiology of paleopathological lesions in the type specimen of Parasaurolophus walkeri (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae), with proposed reconstructions of the nuchal ligament6
Selection on vocal output affects laryngeal morphology in rats6
Diphyodont tooth replacement of Brasilodon—A Late Triassic eucynodont that challenges the time of origin of mammals6
On the definition, construction, and presentation of the human cerebral sulci: A morphology‐based approach6
Dissection, in vivo imaging and analysis of the mouse epitrochleoanconeus muscle6
Characteristics of aquaporin 1, 3, and 5 expression during early murine salivary gland development6
Embryonic skull development in the gecko, Tarentola annularis (Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae)6
Localization of nerve entry points and the center of intramuscular nerve‐dense regions in the adult pectoralis major and pectoralis minor and its significance in blocking muscle spasticity6
Stomach serosal arteries distinguish gastric regions of the rat6
The development of hearing abilities in the shark Scyliorhinus canicula6
Architectural anatomy of the quadriceps and the relationship with muscle strength: An observational study utilising real‐time ultrasound in healthy adults6
Degeneration alters structure‐function relationships at multiple length‐scales and across interfaces in human intervertebral discs6
Functional morphology of the cornea of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor (Aves)6
Vertebral pneumaticity is correlated with serial variation in vertebral shape in storks6
Rapid and longer‐term effects of selective breeding for voluntary exercise behavior on skeletal morphology in house mice6
Rib cortical bone thickness variation in adults by age and sex6
Early development of the cortical layers in the human brain6
In the human, true myocutaneous junctions of skeletal muscle fibers are limited to the face6
Muscular anatomy of the forelimb of tiger (Panthera tigris)6
Comparative anatomy and phylogenetic contribution of intracranial osseous canals and cavities in armadillos and glyptodonts (Xenarthra, Cingulata)6
Sexual dimorphism of the posterior cervical spine muscle attachments5
Ultrastructural analysis of different skeletal cell types in mucopolysaccharidosis dogs at the onset of postnatal growth5
Synchondrosis fusion contributes to the progression of postnatal craniofacial dysmorphology in syndromic craniosynostosis5
Anatomical comparison across heads, fore‐ and hindlimbs in mammals using network models5
Differences in muscle mechanics underlie divergent optimality criteria between feeding and locomotor systems5
Advancements in left ventricular assist devices to prevent pump thrombosis and blood coagulopathy5
An exceptional neurovascular system in abelisaurid theropod skull: New evidence from Skorpiovenator bustingorryi5
Three‐dimensional morphogenesis of the omental bursa from four recesses in staged human embryos5
Morphological patterns of the rib cage and lung in the healthy and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis5
Fetal bone development in the lowland paca (Cuniculus paca, Rodentia, Cuniculidae) determined using ultrasonography5
Effect of septal deviation on nasomaxillary shape: A geometric morphometric study5
Age and sex influence the activation‐dependent stiffness of the pectoralis major5
Comparing development and regeneration in the submandibular gland highlights distinct mechanisms5
First evidence of a functional spiracle in stem chondrichthyan acanthodians, with the oldest known elastic cartilage5
Reinforcement of the larynx and trachea in echolocating and non‐echolocating bats5
Anatomy of the lymphovenous valve of the thoracic duct in humans5
Anatomy of avian rictal bristles in Caprimulgiformes reveals reduced tactile function in open‐habitat, partially diurnal foraging species5
Saffron and retinal neurodegenerative diseases: Relevance of chemical composition5
Musculoskeletal anatomy and nomenclature of the mammalian epipubic bones5
From dorsomobility to dorsostability: A study of lumbosacral joint range of motion in artiodactyls5
The amygdala of the common shrew, guinea pig, rabbit, fox and pig: five flavours of the mammalian amygdala as a consequence of clade‐specific mosaic‐like evolution5
A new classification system for the anatomical variations of the human circle of Willis: A systematic review5
Embryology of the naso‐palatal complex in Gekkota based on detailed 3D analysis in Lepidodactylus lugubris and Eublepharis macularius5
Semimembranosus muscle displacement is associated with movement of the superficial fascia: An in vivo ultrasound investigation5
The incudopetrosal joint of the human middle ear: a transient morphology in fetuses5
The evolutionary and functional implications of the unusual quadrate of Longipteryx chaoyangensis (Avialae: Enantiornithes) from the Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China5
Sensory innervation of the human palmar aponeurosis in healthy individuals and patients with palmar fibromatosis5
Ontogenetic allometry and scaling in catarrhine crania5
Sex differences in heel pad stiffness during in vivo loading and unloading5
How to build single‐celled cnidarians with worm‐like motility: Lessons from Myxozoa5
External surface anatomy of the postfolding human embryo: Computer‐aided, three‐dimensional reconstruction of printable digital specimens5
High resolution three‐dimensional imaging and measurement of lung, heart, liver, and diaphragmatic development in the fetal rat based on micro‐computed tomography (micro‐CT)5
Sacral co‐ossification in dinosaurs: The oldest record of fused sacral vertebrae in Dinosauria and the diversity of sacral co‐ossification patterns in the group5
Verification and characterisation of human digital Ruffini’s sensory corpuscles5
Morphological peculiarities in the integument of enigmatic anomalurid gliders (Anomaluridae, Rodentia)5
Structural remodeling of the lumbar multifidus, thoracolumbar fascia and lateral abdominal wall perimuscular connective tissues: A search for its potential determinants5
Head adaptation for sound production and feeding strategy in dolphins (Odontoceti: Delphinida)5
Neuronal volume of the hippocampal regions in ageing5
Neuroanatomy of the mekosuchine crocodylian Trilophosuchus rackhami Willis, 19935
Ontogenetic variation in the crocodylian vestibular system5
Major gaps in human evidence for structure and function of the vasa vasora limit our understanding of the link with atherosclerosis5
Cervical ribs in human early life: morphological variability and first identification as a morbidity criterion in a past population5
Bolstering geometric morphometrics sample sizes with damaged and pathologic specimens: Is near enough good enough?5
A new early hominin calcaneus from Kromdraai (South Africa)5
Neurosensory anatomy of Varanopidae and its implications for early synapsid evolution5
A path to gigantism: Three‐dimensional study of the sauropodomorph limb long bone shape variation in the context of the emergence of the sauropod bauplan5
Anatomy of bristles on the nares and rictus of western barn owls (Tyto alba)4
Anatomical Society Summer Meeting Glasgow 2021: Cutting Edge Anatomy4
Development of the skin in the eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) with focus on cutaneous gas exchange in the early postnatal period4
Heterodonty and ontogenetic shift dynamics in the dentition of the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier (Chondrichthyes, Galeocerdidae)4
Association between anatomic variations of extrahepatic and intrahepatic bile ducts: Do look up!4
Comparative osteology of the hynobiid complex LiuaProtohynobiusPseudohynobius (Amphibia, Urodela): Ⅰ. Cranial anatomy of Pseudohynobius4
Retinal ganglion cell topography and spatial resolution in the Japanese smelt Hypomesus nipponensis (McAllister, 1963)4
Recognising the potential of large animals for modelling neuromuscular junction physiology and disease4
Anatomical basis for contribution of hip joint motion by the obturator internus to defaecation/urinary functions by the levator ani via the obturator fascia4
Ontogenetic divergence generates novel phenotypes in hybrid cichlids4
Three‐dimensional analysis of the segmental arrangement of lower lung lobes in human fetuses: is this arrangement a miniature version of adult morphology?4
Growth orientations, rather than heterogeneous growth rates, dominate jaw joint morphogenesis in the larval zebrafish4
Ontogenetic variability of the intertympanic sinus distinguishes lineages within Crocodylia4
Different transformations underlie blowhole and nasal passage development in a toothed whale (Odontoceti:Stenella attenuata) and a baleen whale (Mysticeti:Balaenoptera physalus)4
Myological variation in the forearm anatomy of Callitrichidae and Lemuridae4
Muscle–tendon arrangement and innervation pattern of the m. flexor digitorum superficialis in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) and spid4
Neutralisation of SARS‐CoV‐2 by anatomical embalming solutions4
Cranial shape evolution of extant and fossil crocodile newts and its relation to reproduction and ecology4
Small body size of pseudoscorpions and a distinct architecture of the ovary: A step to miniaturization?4
The microscopic anatomy of endothelial cells in human atherosclerosis: Focus on ER and mitochondria4
The Segond fracture occurs at the site of lowest sub‐entheseal trabecular bone volume fraction on the tibial plateau4
Producing 3D printed high‐fidelity retroperitoneal models from in vivo patient data: The Oxford Method4
Functional segregation within the pelvic nerve of male rats: a meso‐ and microscopic analysis4
Localization of PIP5Kγ selectively in proprioceptive peripheral fields and also in sensory ganglionic satellite cells as well as neuronal cell membranes and their central terminals4
A morphometric analysis of the lungs of high‐altitude ducks and geese4
A comparative characterization of laryngeal anatomy in the singing mouse4
A simple nuclear contrast staining method for microCT‐based 3D histology using lead(II) acetate4
Morpho‐functional characterization of the submucosal glands at the nasopharyngeal end of the auditory tube in humans4
Hind limb muscle reconstruction in the incipiently opisthopubic large therizinosaur Nothronychus (Theropoda; Maniraptora)4
Structural clues to articular calcified cartilage function: A descriptive review of this crucial interface tissue4
Morphometry of the kangaroo spine and its comparison with human spinal data4
Neuropeptides in the developing human hippocampus under hypoxic–ischemic conditions4
The morphology of the subacromial and related shoulder bursae. An anatomical and histological study4
The micro and ultrastructural anatomy of bone spicules found in the osteochondral junction of bovine patellae with early joint degeneration4
Myology of the pelvic limb of the brown‐throated three‐toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus)4
The altered osteocytic expression of connexin 43 and sclerostin in human cadaveric donors with alcoholic liver cirrhosis: Potential treatment targets4
The relative locations of the supraorbital, infraorbital, and mental foramina: A cadaveric study4