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Penis

...  blood. The tissue structure of the penis allows containing extra blood without permitting it to escape. This way erection is created. The proximal attached root firmly holds the penis at the pubic arch. The root of the penis creates both the crus of the penis as well as the bulb of the penis. The bulb of the penis is placed within the perineum in the urogential triangle and surrounded by the  ...

Heart

...  you might remember from your history, culture and archeology lessons even ancient people realized the importance of the heart. They believed it to be the center of human body, the container of the soul and the home of love, kindness and every positive human quality imaginable. “Your hart is cold” or “You have no heart at all” we keep saying nowadays trying to show the  ...

Arteries of the Neck and Head

...  arteries of the head and neck allow blood to circulate properly on the upper parts of the systematic loop. The circulation originates from the aortic arch and the arteries supplying the blood, including the left common carotid artery, the brachiocephalic artery and the left subclavian artery. Blood goes from the head and neck through the jugular vein and the subclavian vein. The  ...

Aortic Arch

...  the body (the aorta). The aorta carries and distributes oxygenated blood to the tissues of the body for nutrition. Anatomists describe the aorta in several portions; namely, the ascending aorta, the arch of the aorta and the descending aorta. What is the description and location of the aortic arch? The aortic arch is synonymous to the arch of Aorta. It is a bow-like structure. It is the  ...

Branches Of the Aorta Thoracic Section

...  inside the posterior mediastinal cavity, and has a radius that measures about 1.16 centimeters. From the thoracic cavity to the diaphragm, the aorta’s thoracic section continues the aortic arch. The blood supply maintained by aortic arch’s numerous branches is benefited by the organs and muscles situated in the thoracic region. Here are the branches of the aorta thoracic  ...

Principle Arteries

...  artery, being the primary artery, creates branches of the other arteries in the human body. The aorta is located at the left ventricle which is arched above the heart, descending through the thorax, then in the abdomen. The branches breaking from the aortic artery delivers the oxygen-rich blood all throughout the human body. By the time the left ventricle contracts, the blood would be  ...

Lips Cheeks And Palate

...  palate and the uvula are pushed upward. This action is vital because it closes the nasopharynx and stops the food from being admitted into the airway. Two muscular folds called the plossopalatine arch (anterior) and the pharyngopalatine arch (posterior) can be found along the uvula. Between the two folds is the palatine  ...

Salivary Glands

...  the auricle of the ear. The saliva from this gland enters the oral cavity by way of the Stensen’s duct, also known as the parotid duct. The parotid duct follows the same path as the zygomatic arch until runs into the masseter muscle, crosses into the buccinator muscle until it reaches the second upper molar. At this point, the parotid duct delivers the saliva into the mouth. In case of  ...

Crural Muscles

...  of joints. Some of the few movements of the foot aided by this part are: foot inversion and toe flexing. The Tibialis Posterior This part of the muscle is for the plantar flexion of the foor and its arch support, and the foot inversion. The tibialis posterior also has an active distal tendon which passes posteriorly and medially in the malleolus. It also is situated continuously within the  ...