A skeleton model standing in front of the blackboard in a classroom
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General Tips for Learning Anatomy More Easily

March 7, 2022

Learning the names of all the bones of the human body might seem like a huge feat to accomplish, but we have to be smarter to know them all. For example, many bones have repeating similar features and if identify those, it gets easier. […]

Highlighted leg bones of a jogging woman
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Building Bones That Last a Lifetime

March 7, 2022

Our body needs calcium for various reasons. And, many body functions depend on a steady supply of calcium. When someone’s diet doesn’t provide that calcium, it is taken from their bones. […]

3-d illustration of skeleton anatomy in a human body
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What Makes Up the Skeletal System?

March 7, 2022

The combination of bones in the human body makes it a fascinating subject to study since it informs one about the pattern of movement of a being. […]

L'uomo vitruviano by Leonardo da Vinci
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The History of Anatomical Language

March 7, 2022

Anatomical terminology was created centuries ago, and it actually took centuries for experts to settle on different terms. The process of naming has continued to this day at least from the time of the Roman Empire. […]

Old drawing of the human standard anatomical position
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What Is the Standard Anatomical Position?

March 7, 2022

The standard anatomical position of the human body is when the body is facing forward, standing straight up, the legs are slightly apart, and the palms are facing forward. […]

Doctor using pencil to demonstrate anatomy of artificial human cervical spine model in medical office
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Learning Gross Anatomy and Making It Fun

March 7, 2022

Though the anatomy of the human body, especially when talking about gross anatomy, may take a finite amount of time to learn, one can still be in awe of the complexity of it even after years of research. […]

Acronym SIRS as Systemic inflammatory Response Syndrome
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Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

June 24, 2021

In some bacterial infections, inflammatory responses of the immune system cause biological changes in the patient’s body. These changes release special proteins that can lead to the patient’s death. […]

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