Brain

[responsivevoice_button voice=”UK English Female” buttontext=”Listen Brain”] Meninges The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by three membranous connective tissue layers called the meninges, which include the following (Fig): Dura mater Arachnoid mater Pia mater Dura mater : Dura mater is thick outermost meningeal layer that is richly innervate by sensory nerve fibers. Arachnoid mater : Arachnoid mater…

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Anatomy Basic

What is anatomy? Anatomy includes those structures that can be seen grossly (without the aid of magnification) and microscopically (with the aid of magnification). Typically, when used by itself, the term anatomy tends to mean gross or macroscopic anatomy—that is, the study of structures that can be seen without using a microscopic. Microscopic anatomy, also called histology, is the study of cells…

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Muscular System

I.MUSCLE ■ Muscle consists predominantly of contractile cells, produces the movements of various parts of the body by contraction, and occurs in three types: A. Skeletal Muscle ■  Skeletal muscle is voluntary and striated; makes up approximately 40% of the total body mass; and functions to produce movement of the body, generate body heat, and maintain body…

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Skeletal System

SKELETAL SYSTEM Consists of the axial skeleton (bones of the head, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum) and the appendicular skeleton (bones of the extremities). I. BONES ■ Bons are calcified connective tissue consisting of cells (osteocytes) embedded in a matrix of ground substance and collagen fibers, have a superficial thin layer of compact bone around a central mass of spongy…

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Anatomy Mnemonics

Today I am happy to share all these medical anatomy mnemonics .These are collected from various offline and online sources including text books.If you know any other anatomy mnemonics please share via comments. Branches of Subclavian “VITamin C and D” -Vertebral -Internal thoracic -Thyrocervical trunk -Costocervical trunk -Dorsoscapular Note: Thyrocervical trunk further branches out into…

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Anatomy of Ear

Listen Anatomy of Ear [responsivevoice_button voice=”UK English Female” buttontext=”Listen Anatomy of Ear”] The ear is divided into: External ear Middle ear Internal ear or the labyrinthFig. The ear and its divisions 1. THE EXTERNAL EAR The external ear consists of the Auricle or pinna, External acoustic canal and Tympanic membrane i. AURICLE OR PINNA Fig.…

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