Patella

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The patella, also known as the kneecap or kneepan, is a thick, circular-triangular bone which articulates with the femur...

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Tibia Fibula

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and bel...

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Knee Joint

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The knee joint has three parts. The thigh bone (the femur) meets the large shin bone (the tibia) to form the main knee j...

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Pelvic Girdle

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

Pelvic girdle, also called bony pelvis, in human anatomy, basin-shaped complex of bones that connects the trunk and the...

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Mandible

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The mandible, or jawbone, is the only movable bone in the skull. It is the strongest and most massive bone in the face....

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Optic nerve

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The optic nerve is located in the back of the eye. It is also called the second cranial nerve or cranial nerve II. It is...

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Pupil

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The pupil is a hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina. It appears blac...

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Retina

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The retina is the third and inner coat of the eye which is a light-sensitive layer of tissue. The optics of the eye crea...

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Choroid

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The choroid, also known as the choroidea or choroid coat, is the vascular layer of the eye, containing connective tissue...

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Cornea

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers the front portion of the eye. It covers the pupil (the opening...

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Sclera

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The sclera, also known as the white of the eye, is the opaque, fibrous, protective, outer layer of the eye containing co...

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Leukocytes

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

Leukocytes are a part of our immune system. They not only fight the germs that cause disease and infections, they strive...

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Thymus Gland

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The thymus gland, despite containing glandular tissue and producing several hormones, is much more closely associated wi...

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Lymphocytes

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

At some point in our lives, we all deal with sickness in one form or another. The manner in which we're able to deal wit...

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Bone Marrow

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

Bone marrow is the soft, flexible connective tissue within bone cavities. A component of the lymphatic system, bone marr...

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Immune system

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The role of the immune system is to protect against disease or other potentially damaging foreign bodies. When functioni...

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Stomach

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

The stomach is a muscular organ located on the left side of the upper abdomen. The stomach receives food from the esopha...

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Feet

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 08

Overview:It is the terminal portion of a limb which bears weight and allows locomotion. In many animals with feet, the f...

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Clavicle

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

In human anatomy, the clavicle or collarbone is a long bone that serves as a strut between the shoulder blade and the st...

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Vertebral column

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

Vertebral column, also called spinal column, spine, or backbone, in vertebrate animals, the flexible column extending fr...

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Femur

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

The femur, or thigh bone, is the longest, heaviest, and strongest bone in the entire human body. All of the body’s weigh...

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Gastric Glands

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

The gastric glands are located in different regions of the stomach. These are the fundic glands, the cardiac glands, and...

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Salivary Gland

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

The salivary glands in mammals are exocrine glands, glands with ducts, that produce saliva, which is formed of several t...

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Large intestine

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

The large intestine is part of the digestive system and is located in the lower area of the abdomen within the large mem...

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Small Intestine

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

The large intestine is part of the digestive system and is located in the lower area of the abdomen within the large mem...

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Tongue

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 07

Overview:The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth of most vertebrates that manipulates food for mastication, and is u...

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Humerus

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

Overview:The humerus a long bone in the arm or forelimb that runs from the shoulder to the elbow. It connects the scapul...

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Shoulder

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

Overview:The human shoulder is made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the...

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Scapula

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

In anatomy, the scapula is the bone that connects the humerus (upper arm bone) with the clavicle (collar bone). Like the...

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Radius and Ulna

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

Overview:The radius or radial bone is one of the two large bones of the forearm, the other being the ulna. It extends fr...

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Wrist Joint

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

In human anatomy, the wrist is variously defined as the carpus or carpal bones, the complex of eight bones forming the p...

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Liver

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

The liver is the largest glandular organ in the body and performs multiple critical functions to keep the body pure of t...

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Lungs

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

Lungs are sacks of tissue located just below the rib cage and above the diaphragm. They are an important part of the res...

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Breast

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

The breast refers to the front of the chest or, more specifically, to the mammary gland. The mammary gland is a milk pro...

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Ear

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

The ear is the organ of hearing and, in mammals, balance. In mammals, the ear is usually described as having three parts...

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Cranial nerves

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 06

Introduction:Cranial nerves are the nerves that emerge directly from the brain (including the brainstem), in contrast to...

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Hyoid Bone

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

The hyoid bone is located between the chin and the thyroid cartilage. It is also at the base of the mandible, or lower j...

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Larynx

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

Introduction:It is structure lying just at the top of trachea. It plays a significant role in the production of vocal so...

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Pancreas

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

Introduction:The pancreas is a long flattened gland located deep in the belly (abdomen). Because the pancreas isn’t seen...

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Pharynx

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

Overview:Pharynx, a 5 inch long conical, fibromuscular cavity within the throat is situated posterior to the nasal and o...

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Urinary System

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

Overview:The Urinary System, also known as the renal system, consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and the urethra....

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Musculoskeletal System

  • posted Date:2017 Sep, 05

The musculoskeletal system consists of bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Primary functions of the muscu...

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