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2015-03-27 23:00:44

OneBlood Donation Services paid a visit to Uniweld Product’s Headquarters on March 19, 2015 where the company hosted an employee blood drive. Fort Lauderdale,

2015-03-27 23:00:23

Barnes-Jewish Hospital was recently recognized as a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite through its proactive efforts to support employees who choose to breastfeed their children.

night vision chlorophyll
2015-03-27 13:22:53

According to the website Science.Mic, a group of “biohackers” has successfully given a man night vision by injecting his eyeballs with a chlorophyll analog called Chlorin e6, which found in the eyeballs of many deep sea fish. We ask an expert if this is even possible.

2015-03-27 08:26:58

BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As of February, InControl Medical, LLC surpassed 40,000 unit shipments of incontinence devices for women. "Shipping thousands

2015-03-27 08:26:09

Real-world retrospective cases evaluate proteinuria response to treatment in patients with various kidney disorders resulting in nephrotic syndrome DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-26 23:18:24

Featured Guest Speaker, Miss America Finalist Kayla Martell. Middlebury, CT (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 A no-obligation Women's Hair Loss Seminar is scheduled

2015-03-26 23:17:48

Stuffy Nose Solutions, LLC launches Stuffy Nose Strips New York, NY (PRWEB)

2015-03-26 23:07:58

High Performance Brain Magazine is pleased

2015-03-26 23:07:00

The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is recognized as an essential stabilizer of the knee.

2015-03-26 23:03:36

Lyndsi Alderete will use her Platform to Share Daughter’s Story with a Debilitating Lung Disease, Give Hope to Others and Support the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Silver


Latest Anatomy Reference Libraries

Cerebellum
2013-07-29 09:48:00

The cerebellum is a section of the brain that is most in charge of cognitive functions and motor skills. Formation and Orientation The cerebellum can be found at the bottom of the brain behind the pons and below that cerebral cortex under a layer of dura mater. It is considered as a part of the "hindbrain". The cerebellum is anatomically divided into two separate hemispheres, marked by the 'vermis', a small midline zone between the left and right hemispheres. But three lobes can be...

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Muscle
2013-04-30 14:32:22

Muscle is soft tissue that is filled with protein filaments that manipulates the shape of a cell which can help with posture, movement and functions of other organs in the body such as the lungs and heart as well as the digestive tract. Formation and Orientation There are three different types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Skeletal muscle is used to hold together and monitor skeletal movements. Posture is mainly controlled by skeletal muscles located along...

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.