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  • AnatLine - high resolution (4096 x 2048 x 24 bits) cryosectional color images of human anatomy
  • ASH (American Society of Hematology) Image Bank - a comprehensive reference and teaching tool, accessible by physicians and hematology students around the world
  • DermAtlas (dermatology digital image resource) - 10,000+ dermatology images from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology - New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Department of Ophthalmology - a visual reference of ophthalmic images
  • DPDx Parasite Image Library - from the Division of Parasitic Diseases (CDC)
  • Epact - scientific instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
  • Genetic Illustrations - from the Office of Science Education and Outreach - includes glossary and spoken explanations
  • HON Media - a unique repository of over 6,800 medical images and videos, pertaining to 1,700 topics and themes
  • Images from the History of Medicine - an image database compiled from full text resources at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
  • National Institute of Health Images - provides access to the nearly 60,000 NIH images from the collection of the History of Medicine Division of the US National Library of Medicine
  • Public Health Image Library (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC pictures
  • PHOTOSHARE - a service of the Information and Knowledge for Optimal Health (INFO) Project - helps international, non-profit organizations communicate health and development issues through photography
  • OneSearch - organizes books composed primarily of illustrations, with the phrase "pictorial works" included as part of their subject heading. To find particular subject items, try a keyword search. For example: "surgery and pictorial works" the filter by books - see the record for "American Surgery: An Illustrated History" hereBooks which contain even a few pictures are generally given the designation "ill." or "illus." Color pictures are generally designated "col. ill." or "ill (some col.)" Portraits are usually designated "ports." - see the record for "This is Our Work: The Legacy of Sir William Osler  here.
  • The Whole Brain Atlas - images and videos of the brain
  • Wellcome Images - almost 200,000 images available free of charge