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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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Diaphragm is a dome-shaped, muscular and membranous structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal cavities in mammals; it is the principal muscle of respiration. Contraction of the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Skeletal

Either of two folds of mucous membrane that extend across the interior cavity of the larynx and are primarily responsible for voice production. Sound is produced by the vibration of the folds in ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Human body

Spleen is a brown, flat, ovel- shaped lymphatic organ that filters and stores blood to protect the body from infections and blood loss. Protected by our ribs, the spleen is located between the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Digestive

The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two articulations. It is the largest joint in the human body. The knee is a mobile joint which permits flexion and extension as well as a ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Skeletal

The jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. In the evolution od mammalian jaw, two of the bones of the jaw ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Skeletal

A nail is horn- like envelope covering the dorsal aspect of the terminal phalanges of fingers and toes in humans. Nails are similar to claws in other animals. The eponychium is the small band of ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

These are part of the urinary system, which removes wastes from the body, the job they do is too often described merely as one of "trash disposal". Not only do they chemically filter the blood to ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Urinary system

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