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Ortho Evra
...  Ortho Evra is a medication that is issued to those who want to stay away from becoming pregnant. The drug stops the ovulation process in the body and affects the lining of the uterine wall and the mucous membranes of the cervix. Ortho Evra is used as a patch, meaning, it’s not taken orally like a pill. The medication can’t guarantee safety from acquiring sexually transmitted  ...

Kaposis Sarcoma
...  patients possess a risk of 150 to 200 times compared to other individuals. Acquired KS typically manifests itself in the form of lesions but has the ability to spread to neighboring organs and/or mucous membranes. The condition starts to materialize once a patient is prepped for organ transplant. During this process, immuncompromising medications will be administered to help prevent organ  ...

Cervicitis
...  skin cells, which are identified as squamous cells, and there are mucous secreting cells, which are known as glandular cells. The latter are the cells affected when a person has cervicitis. The mucous membranes of the cervix inhibit bacteria and other harmful irritants from entering the uterus. Because of this, bacteria is twice as likely to enter the uterus if the cervix compromised by  ...

Nose
...  in. Aside from the nose being the entrance and passageway for air, it also makes sure that the air we breathe is warm, moistened and filtered before it enters the lungs. This is all thanks to the mucous membrane that is found on the insides of our nose. The hair on our nose also protects the lungs by trapping dirt and other large particles and foreign objects from going into the lungs. We  ...

Large Intestine
...  voluntary and involuntary muscles. The internal sphincter is made up of smooth muscle tissues. The external sphincter is formed by skeletal muscles. Anal columns are the long partitions of vascular mucous membranes along the anal canal. The large intestine and the small intestine both have the same basic structural tunics, although they do have quite a few differences. The large intestine is  ...

Lips Cheeks And Palate
...  teeth process the food, transport the food into the mouth, and making it possible for infants to suck milk during infancy. The lips are connected to the inside of the mouth because of the midline mucous membrane known as the labial frenulum. The tongue can easily sense these upper and lower folds. The connective tissue that makes up a person’s lips and the orbicularis oris are covered  ...

Salivary Glands
...  the salivary glands are in charge of two functions. First, it breaks down the molecular structure of the food, thereby lending taste to it. And, it cleans the teeth and maintains the moisture of the mucous membranes inside the mouth. Saliva is necessary to digestion because it contains two enzymes important to digestion and swallowing - starch-digesting enzymes and a lubricating enzyme. Though  ...

Tongue
...  tongue is also responsible for the sense of taste and the formation of speech. This organ’s structural formation is actually simple - it is a large skeletal muscle that’s covered by a mucous membrane. The intrinsic muscles of the tongue make it possible for it to move up and down, and in and out. It may seem like the whole of it is found in the mouth, but in reality, only  ...


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