Manuscript Preparation

CATEGORIES OF ARTICLES

 

The journal publishes –

  • Original communications

  • Brief communications including Case Reports

  • Review articles

  • Book reviews

  • Scientific proceedings of U.P Chapter of the Anatomical Society of India

 

For original and brief communications, the journal accepts original research in the fields of –

  • Gross anatomy and Comparative anatomy

  • Embryology

  • Histology and Histochemistry

  • Cytogenetics

  • Neuroanatomy

  • Radiological anatomy

  • Clinical anatomy

  • Medical education

 

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

 

General Information –

  • The manuscript should be written in British English and typed double-spaced throughout on paper size with 2.5 cm margin all around.

  • All pages should be consecutively numbered in Arabic numerals.

  • Sentences should not start with an abbreviation.

  • The word should be spelled out in the text except when in parenthesis: – Figure 1 (Figs. 2-3).

  • All anatomical terms should be in conformation with those specified in Terminologia Anatomica (1998) Stuttgart.

  • Nontechnical terms must be spelled according to the current Oxford English Dictionary.

  • Numerical figures must be mentioned in Arabic numerals followed by abbreviated units in metric system.

  • The manuscript should have a uniform style in a simple format. Complex formatting should be avoided.

 

Arrangement of the Main Document –

The main text of the manuscript should have the following subdivisions in sequence:

 

SEPARATE TITLE PAGE

TITLE & ABSTRACT

            INTRODUCTION

            MATERIALS AND METHODS

            RESULTS

            CONCLUSIONS (if any)

Text Body

            INTRODUCTION

            MATERIALS AND METHODS

            RESULTS

            DISCUSSION

            CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

Illustrations

Tables

 

(Start each subdivision on a new page)

 

SEPARATE TITLE PAGE 

  • The complete title of the paper.

  • Full name of each author.

  • List the affiliation of each author separately, linked to the author’s name with a superscript number.

  • Example:

      Rajveer Singh Chourasia , Ranjeet Kumar

  1. Department of Anatomy, SLN Medical College, Koraput, Odisha, India

  2. Department of Anatomy, Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Safedabad, Barabanki, UP, India

  • Institution from which the paper emanated (with city, state and zip/postal code)

  • A short running title

  • Address for correspondence

 

(Download sample Title Page  )

 

TITLE AND ABSTRACT

  • Should be on the second page of each manuscript, not exceeding 300 words. The abstract should include a brief introduction, materials & methods, main results and important conclusions.

  • A list of 3-9 key words should be given below the abstract.

 

 

TEXT BODY

  • The manuscript text should be uniform in style and typed in Microsoft Word .doc or .docx format.

  • The authors’ name, affiliations or any other identifying information should NOT be included in the text body.

  • The text of the manuscript should include, 1. Introduction, 2. Material and Methods, 3. Results, 4. Discussion, 5. Conclusion, if any, in that order.

 

 

REFERENCES

  • References should be arranged chronologically as they appear in the body of the text according to the VANCOUVER SYSTEM.

  • The reference number should be indicated in Arabic numerals in square brackets. : [1], [3-7], etc.

 

Papers published in periodicals:

1. Each author’s surname followed by initials.

2. Full title of the paper

3. Abbreviation of the journal according to the style of index medicus

4. Year of Publication

5. Volume number, followed by a colon

6. First and the last page of paper.

Example: Longia, G.S., Kumar, V., and Gupta, C.D. Intra renal arterial pattern of

human kidney -corrosion cast study. Ant. Anz., 1982., 166 :183-194.

 

Work referred from books:

1. Each Editor’s surname followed by initials

2. Full title of the book

3. Name of the Chapter

4. Edition

5. Name of publisher

6. Domicile of publisher

7. Year of publication

8. Page numbers (a small ‘p’ with a full stop should be prefixed to the page number, pp with

a full stop if the number of the pages are more).

Example: Sinnatamby C.S. In Last’s Anatomy Regional and Applied, Upper limb, llth ed., Churcill Livingstone London., 2005: p. 96.

 

 

Illustrations:

  • All the illustrations including charts and diagrams and graphs should be referred to in the text and should be numbered.

  • Every illustration should have legend typed on a separate page.

  • For good reproduction, while printing, only good drawings and original photographs will be accepted.

  • All the illustrations must be submitted in complete and finished form with adequate labelling.

  • The abbreviations used in each illustration should be arranged alphabetically and should be included with the respective legends.

 

 

Tables:

  • All the tables should be referred to in the text and should be numbered in Roman numerals.

  • Every table should be prepared on a separate sheet and should have a heading (complete and brief) and may have footnotes.

  • The tables should be simple with as few as possible vertical and horizontal lines.

  • Too long and exhaustive tables are not acceptable because they can bot be reproduced as such.

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