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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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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

Oral cavity (mouth) contains teeth, tongue, and major and minor salivary glands. It forms the food bolus and aids the swallowing of the food bolus. The tongue manipulates food to aid chewing and ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Surface anatomy

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

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

Liver is the largest gland in the human body. It is divided, although incompletely, into four lobes. Right lobe is the largest. Liver is attached to the inferior surface of the diaphragm and to the ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Human body

Large intestine (colon) has the major function of absorbing most of the water remaining in food residue that has not been absorbed by the small intestine while feces are formed. The large intestine ...

Domain: Anatomy; Category: Digestive

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