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The structure of the human body and the organs and systems that comprise it.

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Anatomy; Human body

The part of the body cavity below the chest, from which it is separated by the diaphragm.

bone marrow

Anatomy; Human body

The soft blood-forming tissue that fills the cavities of bones and contains fat and immature and mature blood cells, including white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets.


Anatomy; Human body

A series of membranous layers of connective tissue that protect the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).

medulla oblongata

Anatomy; Human body

The base of the brain, which is formed by the enlarged top of the spinal cord. This part of the brain directly controls breathing, blood flow and other essential functions.

olfactory nerve

Anatomy; Human body

A nerve that registers smells by carrying the impulses for the sense of smell from the nose to the brain.

optic nerve

Anatomy; Human body

The optic nerve connects the eye to the brain. It carries the impulses formed by the retina, the nerve layer that lines the back of the eye and senses light and creates impulses. ...

facial nerve

Anatomy; Human body

The facial nerve is a mixed nerve that has fibers both going out and coming in. It supplies the muscles of the of facial expression.