esophagus

Esophagus

Introduction to The Esophagus As humans, we derive our energy from the foods that we eat. The long journey that food takes so that our...
pelvis joints and ligaments

Pelvis

What is Pelvis? The pelvis is a basin shaped bony structure formed by the combination of two pelvic bones (hip bones or innominate bones) and...

Pituitary gland

What is the pituitary gland? The pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is a very small endocrine gland located inferior to the hypothalamus, at the base of...

Ball and Socket Joint

Introduction to Joints A joint is a point where two or more bones of the skeleton meet. The joints hold the skeletal framework together and...
duodenum location

Duodenum

What is the Duodenum? The duodenum is an important part of the digestive system (or the gastrointestinal tract) in humans and some other vertebrates. It...

Thenar Eminence

What is Thenar Eminence? Thenar Eminence refers to a group of three short muscles located at the base of the thumb. This group of muscles...