gives the value of the specified property for the anatomical structure entity.


gives a list of property values for the specified anatomical structure entities.


gives the specified annotation associated with the given property.


  • AnatomyData[] gives a list of all anatomical structure entities.
  • AnatomyData["Properties"] gives a list of available properties.
  • The specified entity in AnatomyData can be an Entity, EntityClass, entity canonical name, or list thereof.
  • The specified property can be an EntityProperty, EntityPropertyClass, property canonical name, or list of properties.
  • Properties that do not apply or are not known in a particular case are indicated by Missing[].
  • Properties include:
  • "AdjacentJointCount"adjacent joint count
    "AdjacentJoints"adjacent joints
    "AdjacentStructures"adjacent structures
    "AfferentVessel"afferent vessel
    "AlternateNames"alternate names
    "AnatomicalGroup"anatomical group
    "AnatomicalRegion"anatomical region
    "AnatomicalSpace"anatomical space
    "ArterialSupply"arterial supply
    "ArticulatingBones"articulating bones
    "AttachedMuscleCount"attached muscle count
    "AttachedMuscles"attached muscles
    "AttachedStructure"attached structure
    "BilateralComponents"bilateral components
    "BodyLocationImage"body location image
    "BoneArticulation"bone articulation
    "BoneArticulationCount"bone articulation count
    "CellSurfaceSpecialization"cell surface specialization
    "ConstitutionalParts"constitutional parts
    "ContinuationBranches"continuation branches
    "ContinuousStructures"continuous structures
    "DerivedStructures"derived structures
    "DevelopmentalOrigin"developmental origin
    "DistallyContinuousStructure"distally continuous structure
    "EfferentVessel"efferent vessel
    "EnclosingCuboid"enclosing cuboid
    "EnclosingSphere"enclosing sphere
    "EnclosingSphereDiameter"diameter of enclosing sphere
    "EnclosingSphereRadius"radius of enclosing sphere
    "ExternalStructure"external structure
    "FascicularArchitecture"fascicular architecture
    "GermOrigin"germ origin
    "Graphics3D"3D graphic
    "Graphics3DPrimitives"3D graphic primitives
    "IncludedLymphaticVessels"lymphatic vessels
    "InputPathway"input pathway
    "InsertedMuscleCount"inserted muscle count
    "InsertedMuscles"inserted muscles
    "InternalStructure"internal structure
    "LatinName"Latin name
    "LymphaticDrainage"lymphatic drainage
    "LymphaticSource"lymphatic source
    "MinimumCentroidSphere"minimum centroid sphere
    "MuscleAttachmentSites"attachment sites
    "NearbyStructures"nearby structures
    "NerveSupply"nerve supply
    "NeuronalInput"neuronal input
    "NeuronalOutput"neuronal output
    "OriginatedMuscleCount"originated muscle count
    "OriginatedMuscles"originated muscles
    "OutputPathway"output pathway
    "PathwayComponents"pathway components
    "PathwayDestination"pathway destination
    "PathwayDiagram"pathway diagram
    "PathwayDirection"pathway direction
    "PathwayOrigin"pathway origin
    "PathwayProjectionSide"pathway projection side
    "PrimaryInnervations"primary innervations
    "PrimarySegmentalSupply"primary segmental supply
    "ProximallyContinuousStructure"proximally continuous structure
    "ReceptorType"receptor type
    "RegionalParts"regional parts
    "RegionBounds"region bounds
    "RegionCentroid"region centroid
    "SecondaryInnervations"secondary innervations
    "SecondarySegmentalSupply"secondary segmental supply
    "SegmentalSupply"segmental supply
    "SensoryFiberType"sensory fiber type
    "SiteOfDecussation"site of decussation
    "SpinalNerveInnervations"spinal nerve innervations
    "StructuralGroup"structural group
    "StructureType"structure type
    "SurfaceArea"surface area
    "SystemicGroup"systemic group
    "TypicalMorphology"typical morphology
    "TypicalNumber"typical number
    "UMLSConceptID"UMLS concept ID
    "VenousDrainage"venous drainage
    "VenousSource"venous source
    "WeightPercentageOfTotalBody"weight percentage of total body
  • Regionrelated properties include:
  • "MeshRegion"mesh representation
    "Region"geometric region
  • Some properties are available for AnatomyData as a whole and can be given using the form AnatomyData[property]. Such properties include:
  • "Entities"all available entities
    "EntityCount"total number of available entities
    "Classes"all available entity classes
    "EntityClassCount"total number of available entity classes
    "SampleEntities"list of sample entities
    "SampleEntityClasses"list of sample entity classes
    "EntityCanonicalNames"list of all entity canonical names
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"list of all property canonical names
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"list of all entity class canonical names
    "RandomEntities"pseudorandom sample entities
    {"RandomEntities",n}n pseudorandom entities
    "RandomEntityClasses"pseudorandom sample entity classes
    {"RandomEntityClasses",n}n pseudorandom entity classes
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of AnatomyData[entity,property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
  • If a function is provided as an annotation, it will be used to aggregate the result data. Typical aggregation functions include:
  • Minthe minimum value
    Maxthe maximum value
    Meanthe mean value
    Commonestthe most frequently occurring value
    Medianthe median value
    Totalreturns the total
    Lengththe number of elements


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Introduced in 2015
Updated in 2016