Human body diagrams
The Wikimedia Human body diagrams is a collection of images whose main purpose is to provide a way of explaining medical conditions and other phenomena.
All images in the source collection are in the Public Domain, meaning that you can make derivatives without asking permission.
Human body diagrams
Main article at: Human body diagrams
Template location:Template:Human body diagrams
How to derive an image
Derive directly from raster image with organs
The raster (.png format) images below have most commonly used organs already included, and text and lines can be added in almost any graphics editor. This is the easiest method, but does not leave any room for customizing what organs are shown.
Adding text and lines:
Derive "from scratch"
By this method, body diagrams can be derived by pasting organs into one of the "plain" body images shown below. This method requires a graphics editor that can handle transparent images, in order to avoid white squares around the organs when pasting onto the body image. Pictures of organs are found on the project's main page. These were originally adapted to fit the male shadow/silhouette.
Derive by vector template
See Human body diagrams/Inkscape tutorial for a basic description in how to do this.
Examples of derived works
Please leave a message if you have pictures of organs suitable for inclusion, preferably natural looking ones rather than animated, and preferably be frontal view.
All kind of organs are appreciated, but the following are especially wanted:
You must be prepared to give the image(s) a Public Domain license or equivalent.
Think of it as a digital version of HLA-matching used in organ transplantation. Public Domain matches everything, and can be used in any other derived work, regardless of its license.
Organs in other formats
Click arrow at right to view each format respectively. More versions of the organ may be available by clicking on each image.