Instructions to Authors
Current date: 02.10.2023

Romanian journal of Functional and Clinical, Macro- and Microscopical Anatomy and of Anthropology representa the official publicationof the Romanian Society of Anatomy. The journal publishes original articles, reviews, updates and book reviews. The goal of the journal is to contribute to the understanding of development, evolution and function of anatomical structures, in order to integrate human anatomy into medical practice.

Manuscript submission

Submit all new manuscripts by email or by post.

Submit manuscript and all figures as separate files.

Coresponding authors should include addres, telephone number, fax number and E-mail addres.

Upon acceptance of an article for publication, the author will be asked to sign a copyright transfer agreement, transfering rights to the publisher, who reserves copyright.

No paper that has been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere will be considered for publication by Romanian journal of Functional and Clinical, Macro- and Microscopical Anatomy and of Anthropology. a statement to this effect must accompany the manuscript.

The editors and the publisher reserve the right to return manuscripts and ilustrations that are not in proper finished form to the author for revision.

Categories of articles
  • Original communications
  • Compendium of Anatomical Variants
  • Clinical studies
  • A Glimpse of our Past
  • Review
  • Problems in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Topic of Debate
  • Book Reviews
  • In memoriam
Manuscript Preparation
The manuscript should br typed 1,5-spaced throughtout for A4 (21 X 29,7 cm), with a 1" (2.5 cm) margin on all sides. Number all manuscript pages consecutively, beginning with the title page.
  • do not hyphenate words at end of lines.
  • do not begin sentences with abbreviations.
  • spell out the word Figure in the text except when it appears in parantheses: figure 1, (Fig. 1).
  • anatomical terms must conform with those set forth in Terminologica Anatomica (1998) Stuttgart: Thieme translated to English as used in standard English language textbooks, and eponyms, if used, must appear in parantheses alongside the TA term.
  • spell nontechnical terms according to recommendations in the current Webster's International Dictionary.
  • write dates as follows: Romania, Iași, Novenber 11, 2008.
The manuscript should have a uniform style and be submitted in finished form exactly as the author eishes it to appear in print. It should consist of subdivisions in the following sequence.
  • Title Page
  • Abstract, Key Words
  • Text
    • Introduction
    • Mateerials and Methods
    • Results
    • Discussion
    • Conclusions
    • Reference
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Legends
Title page. The first page of the manuscript should include:
  • complete title of paper
  • type or article (e.g., original communication, compendium of anatomical variants, review articles, etc.).
  • the name of each author (maximum 6, in chase of more than 7 authors, there will be mentioned the names of the first 3 ones followed by the abreviation et. al.).
  • Inscruction from which paper emanated, with city, state, and zip code or postal code. Each affiliation should be listed as a separate entity, with a superscript number that links it to the individual author.
  • Name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address for Corresponding Author (person to whom the proof is to be sent).

Submit an abstract of 250 words or less that will serve in lieu of a concluding summary and when published will precede the introductory section of the text. The abstract must be written in complete sentences, and succinctly state the objectives, experimental design of the paper, the principalobservations and conclusions. The abstract should be intelligible without reference to the rest of the paper.

Key words should be included with the abstract and should not, in total exceed 85 letters and spaces; nor should they repeat terms used in the title. Key words should be set in lower case (except for essencial capitals), separated by a semicolon.

Text (the following pages)

The text should not excced 6 pages for original articles, 8 pages (3500 words) for reviews and up to date, 4 pages (1700 words) for case presentations, 3 pages (1300 words) for clinical notes and experiments, 1 page (450 words) for letters to the editor, events and news. In general, for clinical and lab studies include a short introduction, the aims of the study, materials and methods, results and conclusions. Abbreviations have to be defined at their first usage. For substancesor drugs, use international common names. Devices are to be mentioned using their commercial name and the manufacturer. Include acknowledgements (is any) at the end of the text.


All references must be cited in the text and should be written in the order of their occurrence by using superscripted Arabic numbers.

Books references: William PL, Warwick R, Dyson M, Bannister TH. Gray's Anatomy. 37th Ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1989.

Book chapter referinces: Books references: William PL, Warwick R, Dyson M, Bannister TH. Gray's Anatomy. 37th Ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 360-366, 1989.

Article: Lachman N, Acland RD, Rosse C. Anatomical evidence for the absence of a morphologically distinct cranial root of the accessory nerve in man. Clin Anat, 15:4-10, 2002.

Internet reference: Goodwin H. Review of general and vascular surgery claims. 2002. URL:[accessed, November 2008].


All tables must be cited in the text using roman numbers (tab. II) and have titles. Table titles should precede tables and be complete but brief as below:

Mean values of analyzed parameters


All figures must be cited in text using arabic numbers (fig. 2) and followed by legends as below:

Fig. 2. Mezoscorpical aspects of ACI

Figures (8 cm width) should be submitted as separate image files, one figure per file, uploaded in .TIF or .JPEG file format. The figure legends should be included in the main manuscript page, following the references. The image files should be labeled with the figure number. Images are published in color in the online version at no additional charge to the author.

Placement of Figures/Tables. The placement of figures and tables must be clearly indicated in the margin of each revision. Figures and tables may appear within the text in sequential order, or may be arranged into plates at the end of the text.

Authors for Whom English Is a Second Language. Authors for whom English is a second language may choose to have their manuscript proffessionally edited before submission or during the review process.

Submisson of Accepted Articles

All the manuscripts will be printed in 2 copies on A4 sheets (page width 13,5 cm), single sided. Submit these and the files on a CD at the following adress:

Prof. Dr. Anca Sava
Institute of Anatomy, Universitatii str. No 16, 700115
Iași Romania
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