Anatomy and Body

Hazel Eyes

By on October 9th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Eyes are the windows to the soul. This is the famous saying. They say that you can learn a lot about a person by simply looking at them in the eye. The human eyes reflect one’s personality and emotion. Each and every one of us has a unique eye color and it contributes a lot […]

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Tibiofemoral Joint

By on October 1st, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

The knee joint allows you to extend and flex the legs. It is a bicondylar type synovial joint. It is surrounded by joint capsule with ligaments strapping inside and outside of the joint. The ligaments that run along the sides of the knee are called collateral ligaments. They limit the sideways movement of the knee. […]

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Saddle Joint

By on September 30th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

There are different types of joints in the human body. The synovial joints are the most common. Because of synovial joints, people were able to move freely. Synovial joints enable you to walk, run, type, and write. They are a complex joints characterized by articular cartilage that covers the ends of the bone. They have […]

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Rectus Abdominis Muscle and Exercises

By on March 18th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Rectus abdominis is popularly known as the abs muscle. It is a pair of long and flat muscle extending vertically along the entire length of the abdomen just near the umbilicus. The muscles have string of four fleshy muscular bodies that are joined by narrow bands of tendon. It gives the muscles a lumpy appearance […]

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Lymph Nodes

By on August 10th, 2016 in Anatomy and Body

Most people wish to learn more about their lymph nodes when they notice a change in size. At times your doctor may even say he notes your lymph nodes swollen. This usually is significant in infections. The lymph system has often been put in second place to the circulatory system. But if you are reading […]

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Mastoid Process

By on May 30th, 2015 in Anatomy and Body

What is the Mastoid Process and Function The mastoid part of the temporal bone houses the mastoid process. Mastoid process is the bony prominence easily felt behind the earlobe. It is one of the key features of the lateral cranium. It is located behind and below the external auditory meatus. It primarily functions as attachment […]

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Lingual Tonsils

By on May 25th, 2015 in Anatomy and Body

Definition and Function Lingual tonsils are a group of lymphoid nodules (30-100 follicles) located at the posterior third of the tongue. Their appearance is described as exophytic mucosal small masses with crypts and folds. This creates the reticular pattern at the base of the tongue. Its precise location is between the circumvallate papillae and the […]

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Patella Alta

By on August 5th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body

Patella Alta : Definition Patella alta or high-riding patella is an anatomical variation and bone malalignment of the patella (kneecap) in relation to the surrounding bones. The patella is structurally placed higher in the femoral trochlea than it should be. Patella baja or infera is the opposite of patella alta. It is a low-riding patella […]

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Endosteum

By on August 3rd, 2014 in Anatomy and Body

Endosteum : Definition and Functions The endosteum is a structure in the middle of bone tissue and bone marrow. It is a thin covering that surrounds the medullary cavity. It coats the inner compact bone and the trabeculae of the spongy bone. It covers the loose structures found inside the bone. It is made up […]

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Xiphoid Process

By on July 5th, 2014 in Anatomy and Body, Pain Management

Xiphoid Process and Pain Definition Other names for the xiphoid process are processus xiphoideus, ensiform or xiphoid appendix. It rests at the 10th thoracic vertebra. It is the tiniest and lowest part of the sternum. Unlike the other two parts of the sternum namely manubrium and body, there are costal cartilages and ribs that are […]

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