Anatomy

  • Is it Possible to Flush Toxins From the Body Simply By Sweating?

    Sweat glands do contain toxins, but does sweating flush toxins from the body? The major players in detoxification are the excretory systems and the kidneys. Toxins exist in sweat in trace amounts but this is not how wastes leave your system.
    By Cyndi Root February 28, 2010 

  • The Importance of Hepatic Circulation in the Human Body

    Hepatic portal circulation is necessary for proper functioning of the body. The blood vessels of the liver carry out many functions, allowing the body to filter wastes and maintain normal levels of protein and waste products in the blood.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski February 28, 2010 

  • The Functions of ATP

    ATP plays a very important role in a living cell. It drives different cellular processes such as synthesis of new chemical compounds, membrane transport, mechanical work and many more.
    By J.Sace February 22, 2010 


  • Digestive System Anatomy and Function

    The digestive system is made up of several organs that make it possible to eat, chew, and digest food and then eliminate wastes. Learn about the anatomy of the digestive system and major functions of the system organs in this guide.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski November 30, 2009 

  • The Location and Purpose of the Xiphoid Process

    Find out the location, function and importance of the lower-most extension of the breastbone, the xiphoid process.
    By Robyn Broyles November 29, 2009 

  • The Zygomatic Bone: Anatomy of the Cheekbone

    What is the zygomatic bone? Find out more about the cheekbone, zygomatic arch, and facial anatomy.
    By Robyn Broyles November 29, 2009 


  • A Look at Veins and Arteries of the Human Body

    Like every other part of the human body, veins and arteries serve a specific purpose. The function of these may be compromised by certain health conditions or may cause health concerns. Read on to learn more about veins and arteries of the human body...
    By Kathy Foust November 27, 2009 

  • Learning About the Axillary Artery

    This article will focus on providing all of the important information on the axillary artery.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen November 27, 2009 

  • Lacerated Femoral Artery Overview

    A lacerated femoral artery can be deadly if not treated within minutes. Getting immediate medical assistance and first aid are required for the possibility of recovery.
    By Victoria Trix November 27, 2009 

  • Learning About the Lacrimal Bone

    The lacrimal bone is a small, fragile bone located in the eye socket. Many people are not aware of this bone and do not know anything about it, so this article will help provide all of the important information on this skull bone.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen November 27, 2009 
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