The role of connective tissue in the skeletal system
By: Paul Simms
There are many different types of connective tissue, and most play a pivotal role in the skeletal system. The type of materials that are composed of connective tissue range from bone to cartilage and even blood is considered a connective tissue. One of the most...
What is endocrinology?
By: Colette Georgii
Endocrinology is the study of the hormones and glands within the endocrine system and how they help organisms function correctly. From one-celled organisms to many-celled plants and complex animals, hormones are the active communicators that help the organism function correctly according to its species. How...
What is endocrinology?
By: Piper Wilson
Endocrinology is a complicated field of study. The simplest definition for endocrinology is that it is the field of science dedicated to studying hormones. In biology, hormones are secreted inside the body in endocrine glands; the whole of these glands make up the endocrine system...
Innervation of the bowel: Anatomy and function
By: Melissa Patterson
First, what is the meaning of innervation? Innervation, as defined by Audio English. net, is defined as: 1. The neural or electrical arousal of an organ, muscle, or gland. 2. The distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region. Innervation of the...
Factors that raise heart rate
By: Patrick Sills
The heart is a magnificent organ. In humans, this fist-sized muscle is generally located just off-center in the chest cavity, slightly to the left side. In some instances, it can be located off to the right side, but this is quite rare. In either case...
Pituitary disorders: What are acromegaly and gigantism
By: Omar Salvador
One of the most important parts of the endocrine system is the pituitary gland. It is situated in a bony pocket that is shaped like a saddle just below the central part of the brain. Combined, its two principal parts - the anterior pituitary (the...
Factors that raise heart rate
By: Debbie Kendle Lawson
There are many factors that raise our heart rate. Many of these factors are quite healthy reasons, and help to keep us functioning well. The rise of our heart rate as a normal function, helps us to do our physical work better. It provides our...
Factors that raise heart rate
By: Gayle Daskal
You are shaking like a leaf, your palms are getting sweaty, your breathing has become strained, and... your heart is racing a mile a minute. Why is this happening? This is happening because you are giving a presentation in front of your college classroom of...
Factors that raise heart rate
By: Melissa Patterson
The heart of man is a miraculous, unrelenting muscle. Quite the creation miracle with it’s intricate innervation, and four separate chambers, all working simultaneously to keep the human body functioning. Beats per minute can be as different as night and day from person to...
Factors that raise heart rate
By: Lorraine Carter
Raising your heart rate can have some healthy benefits as long as there are no medical problems in that area. Athletes raise their heart rates all the time. Gymnast, dancers, swimmers, hikers, bikers and walkers all have raised heart rates when they are busy with...

 

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