Pineal Gland

What is the Pineal gland? The pineal gland is an endocrine gland located in the epithalamus, near the center of the human brain. As it is one of the endocrine glands it secretes its product, the hormone called melatonin, directly…

Ovary

The ovary is the gonadal organ (primary sexual organ) in females. There are two ovaries located within the pelvic cavity, on either side of the uterus. Ovaries contain the developing follicles which produce human egg cells (ova/oocytes) in a cyclic…

Cerebellum

The human brain is a perfect machine because it can perform many critical functions of the body. The development of the human brain has helped individuals to be the most advanced beings on the planet. The brain is part of…

Tibia Bone

What is Tibia bone and Where is it located? Tibia is a long, bulky bone that lodges the anterior and internal portion of the leg, next to the Fibula. Tibia loads the weight of our body from the femur bone,…

Human Brain

Introduction to The Human Brain The human brain is the main Central Nervous System organ, situated in the head, protected by the cranium. Human brain has the same overall construction and anatomy as other mammalian brains, but it has a…

Jejunum

What is Jejunum? All of the foods and liquids which we ingest possess a variety of micro and macronutrients which need to be extracted from those foods and liquids during the time they spend passing through our digestive system. After…

Ureter

The Anatomy of the Urinary System consist of: Kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Urine is created in the renal tubules, and it is stored in the kidney’s renal pelvis. Urine flows from the kidneys, passing through the ureters to the…

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 bodies can absorb the energy is called digestion. Digestion is a fascinating process that involves…

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 the sacrum. It is strengthened and supported by several joints and ligaments. It provides attachment…

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 the brain. This gland, sometimes referred to as the “master gland” is a link between…

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