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Corpus luteum

Corpus luteum (Science: gynaecology) a yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that has matured and... Read More

Corpus sterni

Corpus sterni --> body of sternum The middle and largest portion of the sternum, lying between the manubrium superiorly... Read More

Corpus adiposum

Corpus adiposum --> fat-pad An accumulation of somewhat encapsulated adipose tissue. Synonym: corpus... Read More

Corpus

Corpus The body of the uterus... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Corpusculum tactus

Definition noun, plural: corpuscula tactus Latin term for tactile corpuscle. Supplement Word origin: corpusculum, diminutive... Read More

Ovarian cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the ovarian follicle happening during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Luteinizing hormone

Definition noun, plural: luteinizing hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior pituitary, and,... Read More

Tapetum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta (botany) A layer of nutritive cells within the sporangium, providing nutrition for growing... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Glans penis

Definition noun, plural: glans penises (anatomy) The conical expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

Definition noun A median fissure separating the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain Supplement The cerebrum of... Read More

Genu corporis callosi

Genu corporis callosi --> genu of corpus callosum The anterior extremity of the corpus callosum that folds downward and... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins F A biologically active prostaglandin that forms when the intermediate prostaglandin... Read More

Rostrum

Definition noun, plural: rostra (zoology) (1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More

Uterine cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the endometrial lining occurring during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Progestogen

Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Cerebral hemispheres

Definition noun, singular: cerebral hemisphere The left and right regions of the cerebrum separated longitudinally by a... 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

Sucking pad

sucking pad --> buccal fat-pad An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle,... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Corporeal

Corporeal Pertaining to the body, or to a... Read More

Oxytocin

Definition noun, plural: oxytocins An antidiuretic peptide hormone (chemical formula: C46H66N12O12S2) produced chiefly by... Read More

Corpora

Corpora Plural of... Read More

Cerebral hemisphere

Definition noun, plural: cerebral hemispheres A half sphere of the cerebrum marked longitudinally by a median... Read More

Penis

(Science: anatomy) The male organ of copulation and of urinary excretion, comprising a root, body and extremity or glans... Read More

Brandt-andrews manoeuvre

Brandt-andrews manoeuvre The expression of the placenta by grasping the umbilical cord with one hand and placing the other... Read More

Marsupial

Definition noun (zoology) A mammal primarily characterized by having a pouch used for carrying their immature young, and... Read More

Hormone

Definition noun, plural: hormones (physiology) Any of the substances produced and secreted by an endocrine gland, and then... Read More

Prolactin

Definition noun, plural: prolactins A peptide hormone secreted by lactotropic cell in the anterior pituitary of vertebrates,... Read More

Midsternum

midsternum --> body of sternum The middle and largest portion of the sternum, lying between the manubrium superiorly and... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Anterolateral

Definition adjective (anatomy) In front of the body, away from the middle line Supplement The term anterolateral is used in... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More