Structure and function of bone joints in humans
By: Tarek Musslimani
Joints are connections between neighbouring bones in the body skeleton. There are three types of joints in humans. These are: fibrous joints and cartilaginous joints in addition to synovial joints. In the first two types of joints there is direct connection between the bones with...
How the brain works
By: Grace Angel
The human brain is one of the most complex organs in the entire human body. It controls the physical motion of a human being as well as all thought processes and functions that are both voluntary and involuntary throughout the human experience. The brain...
Structure and function of the urinary system
By: Tarek Musslimani
Anatomically speaking, the urinary system is composed of the two kidneys and two ureters and the urinary bladder in addition to the urethra. The two kidneys are connected with the urinary bladder through two tubes which function as passage way fo the urine. The bladder...
Structure and function of the nervous system
By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article, I will give general features in the anatomy and function of the nervous system briefly. Anatomically speaking, the nervous system is divided to a central part and a peripheral part. The central part of the nervous system iscomprised of the brain and...
Factors affecting heart functions
By: Amelia Walker
The heart is a very important organ in the human body and also one of the organs that are most commonly diseased. The risk of diseases incerases with age and with rising life expectancies, the number of people afflicted with heart diseases is also rising...
Structure and function of the lungs
By: Amelia Walker
The lungs are part of the respiratory system of the body. The main function of the respiratory system is for gaseous exchange. Together with the exchange of gases, it also has immune functions to clense the air of pathogenic particles and prevent its entrance into...
What is the pancreas?
By: Tarek Musslimani
The pancreas is an important organ in the human body due to its role in the homeostasis of body functions. It has important functions that are related to the digestion process in the small intestine. In addition, it has an important role in the regulation...
What is the kidney?
By: Tarek Musslimani
Anatomically speaking, the kidney is composed of millions of nephrons which are also the functional units of the kidney. Each nephron is composed of a glomerulus and attached to it are tubules. In the glomerulus of the nephron, filtering of the blood occurs and formation...
Overview of physiology of the digestive system
By: Tarek Musslimani
The digestive system functions by degrading macromolecules that are ingested in the mouth to its basic constituents whether it is amino acids or glucose or fatty acids. It does this with the help of enzymes that are secreted in specific areas of the digestive system...
Structure and function of erythrocytes
By: Tarek Musslimani
Red blood cells, or as it is often called erythrocytes constitute approximately 99% of the blood cells. The other 1% being a mixture of white blood cells and platelets. Red blood cells are obtained in a cellular differentiation process which involves several cell types. The...

 

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