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Study of human anatomy is the base of all medical research. Invention of medical devices and formulation of life-saving drugs all depend on this area of biological knowledge.

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The white outer surface of the eye is covered by a mucous membrane, whose epithelium is continous with the inner lining of the eyelids but end at the cornea, is termed as conjunctiva. The conjunctiva ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Human body

Lacrimal glands are present lateral and superior to the eyes. They excrete tears into ducts that carry the tears onto the conjunctival surface. These tears empty into the lacrimal sacs in the medial ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Endocrine

Heart is a pump-four pumps, in fact. Blood from all parts of the body collects in veins and flows to the right atrium and the right ventricle, the two pumps that send blood to the lungs. Blood passes ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Cardiovascular

Two lungs are similar in size but can be distinguished anatomically based on their surface features. The right lung has three lobes, demarcated by the oblique and horizontal fissures, whereas the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Human body

Our brain consists of about 100 billion neurons, or nerve cells, that communicate with one another using chemical and electrical signals. Each neuron is the structural and functional unit of the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Nervous system

Blood is a form of tissue. The average-sized adult has about 10 pints of blood ( called units by blood banks). Almost half the volume of blood consists of cells, including red blood cells ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Cardiovascular

The matrix we call bone is made of inorganic mineral salts, primarily calcium and phosphorous, within a netwrk of callogenous fibers. Bone dominant-cell is an osteocyte, which developed from an ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Skeletal

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