Anatomy and Body

What side is your appendix on

By on December 18th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix. What is an appendix? It is a tiny sac attached in the cecum (first section of the colon) in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. It is a vermiform appendix because of its resemblance to a worm. It is anatomically positioned in the right iliac region of […]

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Collapsed Veins

By on November 5th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

What is a collapsed vein? A collapsed vein is a blood vessel that lost tension in its wall. The veins swell and are not functional for a certain period of time. However, it is also possible to have a permanent collapsed vein. There are a lot of contributing factors to a collapsed vein. What causes […]

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By on October 30th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

What is Levoscoliosis? Levoscoliosis is a type of scoliosis. A scoliosis is the curvature of the spine. In the case of levoscoliosis, the curvature of the spine is on the left side of the body. It affects the lumbar portion of the spine that is why it is also called lumbar levoscoliosis. It some instances, […]

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By on October 28th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

What is a Unibrow ? A unibrow or monobrow or known as synophrys in medicine is characterized by a single eyebrow. This happens when the two eyebrows meet in the middle just above the bridge of the nose. A person with a unibrow has one uninterrupted line of hair, especially that the hair above the […]

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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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