Anatomy I to P

 

Intestine

Receiving material from the stomach the digestive process continues

in the twenty feet winding pipe of the small intestine, agent of absorpton of nutrients.

The discarded material is dehydrated and compressed by the large intestine,

stored for evacuation in the rectum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intestine

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Iris

Beyond the cornea is the coloured aspect of the iris. It expands and closes

by muscular movement allowing filtration of perceived light to the pupil.

 

 

 

 

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Iris

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Jaw

The jawbone (mandible) is situated in the lower aspect of the face, joined the

skull at the middle ear. Powerful muscles and tendons such as the

masseter and temporalis act in concert for biting and grinding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaw

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Knee

Located at the extent of the long bone of the upper leg where it joins to the tibia.

The small wedge shaped sesamoid bone is embedded in

tendons of the knee which it protects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knee

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Knuckle

The prominent head of the metacarpals, called knuckles in the hand,

articulates with the phalanges, the first section of bones in the fingers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knuckle

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Labia

The labia form the entrance to the female reproductive system; the pair of

labia majora (external cover) and labia minora, the internal fold of the vulva.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labia

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Labyrinth

Forming a passage within the inner ear the labyrinth consistes of two layers,

the outer bony and the inner membraneous. These are interspersed by perilymph fluid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lung

The pair of air sacs situated within the thoracic cavity of the ribcage.

Expanded and contracted by the intercostal muscles and the diaphragm

lungs act for oxygen exchange within the respiratory system.

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