Hippocampus : Anatomy, Function & Disorder

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 23, 2018
Posted in Head and Neck

Hippocampus: The hippocampus is the part of the brain that is associated primarily with memory involved in forming, organizing, and storing memories. The hippocampus is a limbic system structure that is precise connecting emotions and senses, such as smell and sound, to memories. The hippocampus is an arching band of nerve fibers (fornix) combining the …

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Hyoid Bone: Anatomy & Function

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 21, 2018
Posted in Head and Neck

Hyoid Bone: The only bone in the human body is hyoid bone, which is not attached to another, is horseshoe like shaped, which hangs in the neck muscles. The human hyoid bone works synchronically with the tongue and the larynx to deliver the effective speech as it is effective for the movement of many tiny …

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Skull Bone Anatomy & Clinical Significances

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 21, 2018
Posted in Head and Neck

Skull: The skull is a skeletal framework of the head of vertebrates, that supports the face and makes a protective cavity concerning the brain. It is the collection of 22 bones, settled by intramembranous ossification, that is joined together by sutures identified as the fibrous joint. These joints combine together in adulthood, therefore permitting brain …

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Cervical Spine Anatomy & Clinical Significances

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 20, 2018
Posted in Head and Neck

Cervical Spine: The cervical spine is the superior portion of the vertebral column, extending between the cranium and the thoracic vertebrae. The cervical spine starts just below the skull and terminates just above the thoracic spine. The cervical spine consists of seven distinct vertebrae, two of which are given unique names: Two vertebrae in the …

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Facial Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
May 21, 2018
Posted in Head and Neck

Facial Muscles: The facial muscles are a group of skeletal muscles lying under the facial skin & supplied by the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) that control facial expression. The facial muscles are also described as mimetic muscles. The facial muscles can broadly be split into three groups; orbital, nasal and oral.

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