Essays Tagged: "Anatomical terms of location"

Bones in the human body.

uboccipital, prevertebral, anterolateral neck, superficial neck, anterior neck, epicranial, muscles of facial expression, muscles of mastication, extraocular and laryngeal. Each of the muscles have a ... inferior that originates at the spinous process axis and its insertion is in the transverse process of atlas. In the trunk, front and back are the superficial back, pectoral, shoulder girdle, splenius ...

(1 pages) 32 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Sports Injuries, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear.

The InjuryThe PCL is in the center of your knee just behind the ACL. It connects the femur to the tibia and it limits the backward moti ... connects the femur to the tibia and it limits the backward motion of the tibia and functions as one of the stabilizers of the knee joint. Injury to the PCL is relatively rare and certainly less common ... ur during automobile accidents or if the knee takes a blow during hyper-extension. PCL injuries are often subtle and can be easily overlooked, even by a physician. The patient may have slight soreness ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Earthworm Lab Report

nimals that I have studied. They are classified into three different phyla. There is a small number of species(20,000) of worms but there are a large number of worms. All worms have three layers of ce ... The Lumbricus terrestris earthworm is a segmented worm in the phylum Annelida. The earthworm is one of the most complex worms. Although segmented worms are bilaterally symmetrical like other worms, th ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The human body

on together.To perform an accurate assessment of the human body is to communicate the propermedical terms and to do this, you must be able to identify the topographic anatomy,which means to know and b ... aginarymidaxillary line, drawn through the middle of the axilla parallel to the midline.Directional terms which are always used to indicate distance and direction from thethe patient's midline. Exampl ...

(7 pages) 96 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Anatomy: The metacarpophalangeal joint a.k.a. the knuckle

by most people as the "knuckle". The term metacarpophalangeal can be broken down into two separate anatomical terms, the metacarpal and the phalanges. Metacarpals are located in the middle of the han ... ated within each hand, and the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint located in the thumb has a different anatomical structure than that of the other four. The metacarpophalangeal joint may seem simple but ...

(11 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Brain Structures and their functions

my and Physiology IBrain Structures and Their FunctionsThe human brain is a complex organ comprised of 13 structures all with specific specialized functions. All communication from movement, emotion, ... s. All communication from movement, emotion, thoughts, reasoning and sensations begin with the flow of signals from the spinal cord via the brain stem and onward to the brain. Each and every structure ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Anterior Forearm

Buño, Kathrina V. September 22, 20141A, Table 20SGD 7: ANTERIOR FOREARM AND PALM OF THE HANDDiscuss the muscles of the anterior compartment of the forearm.The muscles of the forearm ... three layers. The superficial, intermediate and deep layers. Each layer consists different muscles of the forearm, namely:Superficial LayerPronator TeresPalmaris longusFlexor Carpi Radialis (most med ... Ulnaris (most lateral)Intermediate LayerFlexor digitorum SuperficialisDeep LayerFlexor Digitorum ProfundusFlexor Pollicis LongusPronator QuadratusThe muscles of the forearm have a common tendon o ori ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology