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Blood
...  flow of blood through the blood vessels. Hemopoiesis is a vitally important process of creating of new blood cells. Bone marrow located in bones of the skull, the humeri, ribs, femora, pelvis, and sternum is responsible for forming platelets, erythrocytes, and granular leukocytes. Agranular leukocytes are created in the spleen, lymph nodes, tonsils and thymus. As soon as the blood cell life  ...

Bones
...  ones. Short ones are shaped roughly like a cube. The interior of which is spongy. Ankle and wrist contain short ones. Flat bones are usually curved and unusually thin. Skull is made up of flat ones. sternum contains flat ones too. Spongy tissue is sandwiched between two layers to form the flat ones. Then there are irregular ones that cannot be fit in any of the categories mentioned. They are  ...

Neck Muscles
...  to allow for neck movement or to provide structural support for the head. The motion is either rotation, meaning side-to-side; lateral flexion, meaning ear to shoulder; flexion, meaning chin to sternum; and hypertension, meaning looking up. Here is the list of muscles in the neck and head area: Longus colli and capitis – this is found in the anterior neck area and is used for  ...

Thymus
...  by science as an actual organ, the thymus is situated in front of the aorta, at the back of the manubrium of the sternum, and in the uppper mediastinum. It’s a bi-lobed organ that shrinks continuously as the body is growing. In an adult body, the thymus is filled with a lot of fatty tissues and fibrous connective tissue strands. The thymus is classified to be a part of both the  ...

Mammary Glands
...  the breasts normally happens after the female body has gone through menopause Overlapping the pectoral muscle and the oblique muscles, the breasts are located over the second to the sixth ribs. The sternum’s lateral margin allows a gap between the ribs and the edge of each breast. Each of the two glands also trace a route along the anterior margin of the axilla. They barely hit the  ...


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