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Frequently Asked Questions

This resource guide provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions on how to have the best experience with the library resources and services.

Visible Body @UTHSC

All Visible Body (VB) products can be viewed with Chrome and the new Windows Edge browser.

Although, VB may load with Safari, Chrome may use less memory and CPU.  We also recommend closing as many other applications as possible while running VB.

As of Jan. 9, 2020, mobile apps are now available, see https://libguides.uthsc.edu/vb/mobile

Visible Body

Select one of the 4 applications below by clicking on the corresponding image: 

Human Anatomy Atlas

Human Anatomy Atlas
Human anatomy general reference. Used by healthcare professionals, patients, and students.

Skeleton Premium

Skeleton Premium 
A 3D interactive dive into the skeleton of the human body.

Muscle Premium

Muscle Premium 
A 3D interactive dive into the muscles of the human body.

Circulatory Premium

Circulatory Premium 
A 3D interactive dive into the heart, arteries, & veins of the human body.

Download/System Requirements

The WebGL version does not require a plugin.

System Requirements for WebGL:

Windows Users:

  • 2 GB RAM 64-bit
  • Windows 7/8/10
  • Dedicated video card with 64+ MB on-board RAM
  • Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer (v11)

Mac Users:

  • 2 GB RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or newer
  • Dedicated video card with 64+ MB on-board RAM
  • Firefox, Chrome, Safari (v8 or higher)