amygdala anatomy

Amygdala : Anatomy, Location & Function

Amygdala: The amygdala is one of two almondlike shapes of nuclei positioned deep and medially within the temporal lobes of the brain, just anterior to the hippocampus. The amygdala is part of the limbic system,[...]

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Hippocampus : Anatomy, Function & Disorder

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[...]

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Hyoid Bone

Hyoid Bone: Anatomy & Function

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[...]

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Skull Bone Anatomy & Clinical Significances

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,[...]

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appendicular skeleton

Appendicular & Axial Skeleton Anatomy

The Human Skeleton can be divided up into two parts, the axial Skeleton, and the appendicular skeleton. The central part of the body contains the axial skeleton, and the bones lying along a central axis[...]

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cervical spine

Cervical Spine Anatomy & Clinical Significances

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[...]

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hand bones

Hand Bones : Carpals, Metacarpals & Phalanges

Hand Bones:The  hand consists of 27 bones, the eight short carpal bones are arranged into a proximal row (scaphoid, lunate, triquetral and pisiform) which joins with the bones of the forearm, and a distal row[...]

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foot bones

Foot Bones & Foot Pain

Foot Bones: There are thirty-three-foot bones making the foot inhuman. They are designed to be strong, durable and yet flexible adequately for movement. The foot bones are often grouped into 3 sections: Hindfoot Midfoot Forefoot

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Bones in the Body

Bones in the Body

Skeleton Labeled: The human skeleton is formed up of 206 bones. The human skeletal system functions include giving the body with structure, flexibility, protection and to provide attachments for muscles, to produce movement. It further[...]

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Shoulder movements

Shoulder Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Shoulder Muscles: The shoulder muscles are associated with movements of the upper limb. The shoulder muscles produce the characteristic shape of the shoulder and can be classified into two groups: Extrinsic shoulder muscles – arise from the[...]

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foot muscles

Foot Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Foot Muscles: The muscles working on the foot can be distributed within the extrinsic and intrinsic muscles. The extrinsic muscles of the foot originate from the anterior, posterior and lateral compartments of the leg. The[...]

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Gluteus region Muscles

Gluteal Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Muscles of the gluteal region: The gluteal region is located posteriorly to the pelvic girdle, at the proximal end of the femur. It can be described as an area of buttocks. There are two gluteal[...]

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