Tag: Anatomy And Physiology

Uterus: Function, Parts, Layers And Diseases

The uterus is a pear-shaped, hollow muscular organ located in the midline of the pelvis, between the urinary bladder and the rectum. It is part of the female reproductive system and in this the embryo and placenta are implanted during pregnancy. The female reproductive system is made up of internal reproductive organs and external genitalia.

What Are The Lung Lobes?

The pulmonary lobes are the well-defined sections into which the lungs are divided, demarcated by a series of folds in the membrane that covers these organs. A lobe refers to the rounded, protruding part of an organ, which marks a clear division or extension of the organ, and which can be determined without the use

Palatine Bone: Parts, Functions, Pathologies

The palatine bone is the name given to the bone structure that is above the palate and gives it its shape. Etymologically its name derives from the suffix “ino”, which means “proper of”; and the word palatum , which means palate. In conjunction with other bone structures, this bone shapes the face in the human

Wernicke’s Area: Functions And Anatomy (with Images)

The Wernicke ‘s area is one of the main areas of the cerebral cortex responsible for understanding spoken and written language. It is considered the center of receptive language and generally it is in the left hemisphere. This is true for 90% of right-handed people and approximately 70% of left-handed people. Specifically, Wernicke’s area encompasses the

Abdominal Cavity: Anatomy And Organs, Functions

The  abdominal cavity  is the body space that the region of the abdomen occupies, located between the diaphragm and the opening of the pelvis. It is the largest cavity in the human body and contains the main organs of the digestive, urinary and genital systems. For its study and clinical evaluation in the field of

Pepsin: Structure, Functions, Production

The  pepsin is an enzyme present in gastric juice powerful to aid in the digestion of proteins. It is actually an endopeptidase whose main task is to break down food proteins into small parts known as peptides, which are then absorbed by the intestine or degraded by pancreatic enzymes. Although it was isolated for the