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Amygdala : Anatomy, Location & Function

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

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, Amygdala, region of the brain primarily associated with the processing of memory, decision-making, and emotional responses. Although historically the amygdala …

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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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Hand Bones : Carpals, Metacarpals & Phalanges

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 19, 2018
Posted in Upper Limb

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 (trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate), which joins with the bases of the five metacarpal  hand bones .  They can be …

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Foot Bones & Foot Pain

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 10, 2018
Posted in Pelvis

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

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
June 1, 2018
Posted in Uncategorized

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 helps in the production of white blood cells and red blood cells. The human skeleton is also a storehouse of …

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Shoulder Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
May 30, 2018
Posted in Upper Limb

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 torso, and inserts to the clavicle, scapula or humerus). Intrinsic shoulder muscles – arise from the scapula and/or …

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Foot Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
May 28, 2018
Posted in Pelvis

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 extrinsic muscles are largely responsible for eversion, inversion, dorsiflexion, and plantarflexion of the foot.The intrinsic muscles of the foot are …

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Gluteal Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Posted by Rafiqul Islam
May 28, 2018
Posted in Pelvis

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 regions, left and right. The muscles in the gluteal region move the lower limb at the hip-joint. The muscles of …

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