Urinary system

The urinary system, also known as the renal system or urinary tract, consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and the urethra. The purpose of the urinary system is to eliminate waste from the body, regulate blood volume and blood pressure, control levels of electrolytes and metabolites, and regulate blood pH. The urinary tract is the body's drainage system for the eventual removal of urine. The kidneys have an extensive blood supply via the renal arteries which leave the kidneys via the renal vein. Each
The Tragicus (muscle of tragus or Valsalva muscle) is an intrinsic muscle of the outer ear. It is a short, flattened vertical band on the lateral surface of the tragus.While the muscle modifies the auricular shape only minimally in the majority of
In the vertebrate spinal column, each vertebra is an irregular bone with a complex structure composed of bone and some hyaline cartilage, the proportions of which vary according to the segment of the backbone and the species of vertebrate. The basic
Palatine arteries
Palatine arteries can refer to: Ascending palatine artery (arteria palatina ascendens) Descending palatine artery (arteria palatina descendens) Greater palatine artery (arteria palatina major) Lesser palatine arteries (arteriae palatinae minores
List of lymph nodes of the human body
Humans have approximately 500–600 lymph nodes distributed throughout the body, with clusters found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen
Inferior thyroid artery
The inferior thyroid artery is an artery in the neck. It arises from the thyrocervical trunk and passes upward, in front of the vertebral artery and longus colli muscle. It then turns medially behind the carotid sheath and its contents, and also behind
Gastric glands
The gastric glands are located in different regions of the stomach. These are the fundic glands, the cardiac glands, and the pyloric glands. The glands and gastric pits are located in the stomach lining. The glands themselves are in the lamina propria of
Intercondylar area
The intercondylar area is the separation between the medial and lateral condyle on the upper extremity of the tibia. The anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments and the menisci attach to the intercondylar area.The intercondyloid eminence is composed of
Pubic arch
The pubic arch, also referred to as the ischiopubic arch, is part of the pelvis. It is formed by the convergence of the inferior rami of the ischium and pubis on either side, below the pubic symphysis. The angle at which they converge is known as the
Interventricular septum
The interventricular septum (IVS, or ventricular septum, or during development septum inferius), is the stout wall separating the ventricles, the lower chambers of the heart, from one another. The ventricular septum is directed obliquely backward to the
Cuneiform bones
There are three cuneiform bones in the human foot: the first or medial cuneiform the second or intermediate cuneiform, also known as the middle cuneiform the third or lateral cuneiformThey are located between the navicular bone and the first, second and