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Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Directed case study method for teaching human anatomy and physiology

DIRECTED CASE STUDY METHOD FOR TEACHING HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY William H. Cliff and Ann W. Wright Department of... Read More

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Ed) by F.H. Martini

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)      ... Read More

Topographic anatomy

Definition noun The topographic approach in studying anatomy wherein the body is studied based on regions and the relations... Read More

Systemic anatomy

Definition noun The system-wise approach in studying anatomy, i.e. by comprehensively studying a particular system and its... Read More

Regional anatomy

Definition noun An approach in studying anatomy in which the body is studied region-wise Supplement In regional anatomy,... Read More

Functional anatomy

Functional anatomy (Science: procedure) anatomy studied in its relation to function. Synonym: morphophysiology,... Read More

Developmental anatomy

Developmental anatomy (Science: procedure) anatomy of the structural changes of an individual from fertilization to... Read More

Clinical anatomy

Clinical anatomy (Science: procedure) The practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment. Synonym:... Read More

Descriptive anatomy

Descriptive anatomy (Science: procedure) a description of, especially a treatise describing, physical structure, more... Read More

Living anatomy

Living anatomy The study of anatomy in the living individual by... Read More

Microscopic anatomy

microscopic anatomy The branch of anatomy in which the structure of cells, tissues, and organs is studied with the light... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Astragalus

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The bone in the tarsus of the foot, forming the lower part of the ankle joint; the bone of the... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Why Non-Human Primates Don’t Speak Like Humans

Summary: Why are non-human primates unable to speak like humans? A widely-accepted theory associated it with their lack of... Read More

Hilum

Definition noun, plural: hila (botany) The scar on a seed or a spore at the site where it was attached to its stalk during... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Appendix

Definition noun, plural: appendixes (1) (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end of... Read More

Proximal

Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Characterized by being close or near to the point of anatomical reference. (2) (anatomy)... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Superior pharyngeal constrictor

Definition noun (anatomy) The quadrilateral muscle in the pharynx, located superior to other pharyngeal constrictor muscles,... Read More

Thyropharyngeus

Definition noun (anatomy) The superior muscle arising from the thyroid cartilage, and, together with cricopharyngeus,... Read More

Distal

Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Characterized by being far from the point of anatomical reference. (2) (anatomy) Being... Read More

Topology

Definition noun, plural: topologies (Study or analysis of) Configuration of parts or elements Supplement Topology is used in... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More