Dermatomes Upper Limb
Dermatomes: A dermatome is an area of skin which is chiefly supplied by a single spinal nerve. There are 8 cervical nerves (C1 denoting an anomaly with no dermatome), 12 thoracic nerves(T1-T12), 5 lumbar nerves(L1-L5) and 5 sacral nerves(S1-S5). Each of these nerves relays sensation (including pain) from a particular region of skin to the […]
Causes of blood in the urine (haematuria) — artibiotics
A medically illustrated breakdown of the causes of haematuria (blood in the urine), by Dr Ciléin Kearns (artibiotics). Part of my ongoing ' medical mentalism ' series, on the art of health deduction.
Limbic System Simplified | Epomedicine
Limbic system is complex both structurally and functionally. It is located on either side of the thalamus, immediately below the cerebrum and consists of both the grey mater and white mater.
The Menstrual Cycle - A Visual Guide
It never ceases to amaze me how many women don't really know what is going in inside their bodies during the menstrual cycle, or how to chart their cycle. I don't mean that in an unkind way, it's just an observation. Knowledge is the best tool you can have, and if you suffer with PMDD/PMS you need to do a bit of reading and get some of that valuable knowledge under you belt. It will help as you try and figure out what happens at what point of your cycle, and having an idea of the physical…
Spermatogenesis: An Overview
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The Initial Formation of the Nervous System: Gastrulation and Neurulation - Neuroscience - NCBI Bookshelf
Well before the patch of cells that will eventually become the brain and spinal cord appears, embryonic polarity and the primitive cell layers required for the subsequent formation of the nervous system are established. Critical to this early framework in all vertebrate embryos is the process of gastrulation. This invagination of the developing embryo (which starts out as a single sheet of cells) produces the three germ layers: the outer layer, or ectoderm; the middle layer, or mesoderm; and…
Abdomen - Areas/Organs - Inguinal region - Inguinal canal
Instant anatomy is a specialised web site for you to learn all about human anatomy of the body with diagrams, podcasts and revision questions