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Pelvis

pelvis The pelvis is a basin shaped cavity bordered by the pelvic girdle and sacrum, containing and protecting the bladder,... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Pelvic cavity

Definition noun The part of the abdominopelvic cavity bounded by the bones of the pelvis, and which contains the internal... Read More

Kidney calices

Definition noun, singular: kidney calyx Funnel-shaped structures that allow passage of the urine from the ducts of the renal... Read More

Peritoneum

What is the Peritoneum? The term peritoneum refers to the serous membrane that constitutes the biologically active inner... Read More

Pelvic inlet

pelvic inlet --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis... Read More

Belly

Belly Origin: oe. Bali, bely, as. Belg, baelg, baelig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. Belgr bag, bellows, Sw. Balg, dan.... Read More

Pelvic brim

Pelvic brim is the rim of the pelvic inlet. It sets the limit and delineates the pelvic inlet, which is defined as the upper... Read More

Pelvic axis

pelvic axis A hypothetical curved line joining the centre point of each of the four planes of the pelvis, marking the centre... Read More

Stomach

Stomach (Science: anatomy, gastroenterology) The most dilated portion of the digestive tube, situated between the oesophagus... Read More

Ilium

Definition noun, plural: ilia The uppermost and the largest bone of the pelvis that is composed of two major parts in... Read More

Spongy bone

Spongy bone, also known as cancellous bone or trabecular bone, is a type of bone tissue found at the ends of long bones and... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Hilum of kidney

Hilum of kidney The depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal... Read More

Reproductive system

What is the Reproductive System? The reproductive system of an organism is the biological system made up of all the... Read More

Constrictions of ureter

Constrictions of ureter normal physiological narrowings of the ureter observable in a pyelogram; the uppermost occurs at the... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

Homologous structures

Homologous Structures Definition What are homologous structures? In biology, homologous structures are physical features... Read More

Renal pyramid

Definition noun, plural: renal pyramids A conical mass of tissues as seen on longitudinal section of the kidney and... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Fossa ovarica

Fossa ovarica --> ovarian fossa a depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the... Read More

Sagittal plane

The sagittal plane is the plane that allows us to see the world in bilateral symmetry. Whether reaching for a high shelf,... Read More

Placentalia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia characterized primarily by their fetus being carried in the... Read More

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

Torso

Definition noun, plural: torsos or torsi (anatomy) (1) The trunk of the animal body from where the head and the limbs... Read More

Ovarian fossa

ovarian fossa A depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the obliterated umbilical... Read More

Impaction

Impaction 1. (Science: surgery) The driving of one fragment of bone into another so that the fragments are not movable upon... Read More

Calyx

Definition noun, plural: calyxes or calyces or calices (anatomy) Funnel-shaped structures that act as passageway of urine... Read More

Acetabulum

Acetabulum (Science: anatomy) The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur)... Read More

Dipygus

Dipygus Conjoined twins with the head and thorax completely merged, and the pelvis and lower extremities duplicated; when... Read More

Regio lumbalis

regio lumbalis --> lumbar region The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the... Read More

Pubis

pubis (Science: anatomy) The ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis;... Read More

Lumbar region

Lumbar region The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the pelvis. Synonym: regio... Read More

Sacrum

sacrum (Science: anatomy) The triangular-shaped bone lying between the 5th lumbar vertebra and the coccyx (tailbone). It... Read More

Kidney

Definition noun, plural: kidneys (anatomy) Either of a pair of two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal... Read More

Abdomen

Definition noun (1) The region of the body in between the thorax and the pelvis (2) The part of the body where stomach,... Read More

Benign

Benign Definition How to define benign? The meaning of benign in a general sense is "beneficial" and "pleasant". Benign is... Read More

Bladder

Definition noun, plural: bladders (1) (anatomy) A distensible membranous sac or organ that can hold liquid or gas (2)... Read More

Vestibule

Languages are intriguing subjects that you can spend your entire life with but never get enough of… As we begin the... Read More

Adaptation

Adaptation Definition In biology and ecology, adaptation refers to the process of adjusting behavior, physiology, or... Read More