About the Name | Alar Illustration
alar a·lar (ā'ler) adj.
The word alar has several connotations in medicine and biology. Most simply, alar means wing-like or axillary.
In anatomy, alar refers to the wing-like ala of certain structures including in the nose, sacrum, and sphenoid bone. The sphenoid bone of the skull has both major and minor ala, and the shape is often compared to that of a butterfly, bat, or bird (as in the Alar Illustration logo).
In botany, alar describes the wing-shaped cells at the base and sides of a moss leaf.
In zoology, alar denotes that which pertains to or resembles wings or alae.
About the Studio
Alar Illustration, LLC provides medical illustration, research, and design services for science, healthcare, medical legal, and public education initiatives.
The studio has contributed to a variety of projects for different formats and purposes, including journal figures, patient education materials, preproduction research and asset development, medical legal presentations, interactive exhibits, and more.
Alar Illustration is located near Princeton, New Jersey: