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

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Anatomy; Skeletal

The smooth rounded surface of the frontal bone in the middle of the fore-head, between the two eyebrows.


Anatomy; Skeletal

The gum; the layer of dense connective tissue and overlying mucous membrane that covers the teeth.

ventricular fibrillation

Anatomy; Allergies and allergens

An erratic, disorganized firing of impulses from the ventricles. The ventricles quiver and are unable to contract or pump blood to the body. This is a medical emergency that ...

jaw bone

Anatomy; Skeletal

The jaw is any opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth, typically used for grasping and manipulating food. In the evolution od mammalian jaw, two of the bones ...

knee joint

Anatomy; Skeletal

The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two articulations. It is the largest joint in the human body. The knee is a mobile joint which permits flexion and ...


Anatomy; Skeletal

Diaphragm is a dome-shaped, muscular and membranous structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal cavities in mammals; it is the principal muscle of ...


Anatomy; Skeletal

The matrix we call bone is made of inorganic mineral salts, primarily calcium and phosphorous, within a netwrk of callogenous fibers. Bone dominant-cell is an osteocyte, which ...