Items tagged “anatomy”

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Atypical ribs

Owing to their features, the first, eleventh and twelfth ribs are considered atypical ribs. Some authors however describe the second, tenth and eleventh ribs as atypical ribs also. Of all ribs, the first is the strongest, broadest and most curved. Ribs eleven and twelve are unique, among other ...
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Eleventh rib

The atypical 11th rib is one of two floating ribs. Gross anatomy Osteology The 11th rib has a single facet on its head for articulation with the T11 vertebra. It has a short neck and no tubercle. The angle is slight. Its costal groove is shallow. The internal surface of this rib faces slightl...
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Manubrium

The manubrium is the superior part of the sternum lying at the level of T3-T4 vertebrae. It forms the superior wall of the anterior mediastinum and its superior border also contributes to the superior thoracic aperture (thoracic inlet). The upper border of the manubrium also serves as the apex f...
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Arytenoid cartilage

The arytenoid cartilages are paired hyaline cartilages that articulate with the sloping upper border of the lamina of the cricoid cartilage by the cricoarytenoid joint. This joint allows movement of the arytenoid cartilages, which is vital in approximating, tensing and relaxing the vocal folds. ...
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Intertransverse ligaments

The intertransverse ligaments consist of fibrous tissue joining transverse processes of adjacent vertebrae. In the cervical region, intertransverse ligaments are scattered fibers that are largely replaced by intertransverse muscles. In the thoracic region, these are fibrous cords blending with t...
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Ligamentum nuchae

The ligamentum nuchae is a large median ligament composed of tendons and fascia located between the posterior muscles of the neck. It covers the spines of C1 to C6 vertebrae. It is a superior and posterior extension of the supraspinous ligament. It rises from the spinous process of C7 to the ini...
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Radial nerve anatomy (illustrations)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 10 May 2016
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Facet joint capsule

Facet joint capsules are the fibrous capsule that surround the vertebral facet or zygapophyseal joints. They are particularly thin and loose, attached to the margins of articular facets on adjoining articular processes. The capsules merge medially with the ligamentum flavum.  In the cervical re...
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Alar and cruciform ligament anatomy

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Dr Matt Skalski
Published 16 May 2016
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First metatarsophalangeal joint anatomy

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Dr Matt Skalski
Published 16 May 2016
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Large intestine: illustration

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OpenStax College
Published 21 May 2016
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Gallbladder (illustration)

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OpenStax College
Published 21 May 2016
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Larynx (illustration)

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OpenStax College
Published 22 May 2016
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Head and neck anatomy: sagittal illustration

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OpenStax College
Published 22 May 2016
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Deep inguinal lymph nodes

The deep inguinal lymph nodes (often shortened to the deep inguinal nodes) form a subgroup of the inguinal lymph node group, and are located within the femoral sheath, medial to the femoral vein. They receive afferent lymphatic drainage from the deep lymphatics of the distal lower extremity and ...
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Zygomaticomaxillary suture

The zygomaticomaxillary suture is between the zygomatic process of the maxilla and the maxillary process of the zygomatic bone. They are often involved in zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures.
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Double superior vena cava

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Kavitha Nair
Published 21 Jun 2016
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CT
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Aortic spindle

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 16 Jun 2016
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CT
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Normal orthopantomography mixed dentition stage

 Diagnosis not applicable
A/Prof Sergio Uribe
Published 05 Jul 2016
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Normal orthopantomography primary dentition

 Diagnosis not applicable
A/Prof Sergio Uribe
Published 05 Jul 2016
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