platysma muscle

Platysma Muscle : Attachment , Innervation & Function

Platysma Muscle: The platysma is a superficial muscle that overlies the sternocleidomastoid muscle. It is a broadsheet muscle originating from the fascia covering the upper parts of the pectoralis major and deltoid muscle. Its fibers pass[...]

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Female Reproductive System

Female Reproductive System:Parts,Anatomy & Function

Female Reproductive System: The female reproductive system is composed up of the internal and external sex organs that work in the reproduction of a new baby. The female reproductive system is immature at birth and[...]

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hip extension exercise

Hip Extension: Muscles & Exercises

Hip Extension: Hip extension is the backward movement of the thigh. Muscles that act hip extension are active while you stand up of a chair, walk, run, roll over, jump, and climb stairs. The main[...]

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dorsiflexion muscles

Dorsiflexion:Muscles & Exercises

Dorsiflexion: Dorsiflexion of foot is the movement at the ankle joint(talocrural joint) where the foot upwards towards the shin and reducing the angle between the dorsum of the foot and the leg. It implies the[...]

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hip abductor muscles

Hip Abductor: Muscles,Stretching & Strenthening Exercises

Hip Abductor: Hip abduction is significant movement of the leg apart from the midline of the body. Hip abduction exercises are necessary because they strengthen the muscles that secure the femur into the hip joint.[...]

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Hamstring Muscles

Hamstring Muscles: Overview & Stretching

Hamstring Muscles: Hamstring muscles are one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee.There are three hamstring muscles- Semitendinosus Semimembranosus Biceps femorisThese muscles span the thigh, crossing both the hip and the[...]

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hip flexor stretches

Hip Flexor : Muscles & Stretches

Hip Flexor: The hip flexors muscles are a group of muscles throughout the top of the thighs that attach your upper leg to the hip.Raising your knee toward the body takes the effort of many[...]

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Inferior Vena Cava : Overview,Structure & Clinical Significance

Inferior Vena Cava: The inferior vena cava is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the feet, legs, thighs, pelvis, abdomen and delivers into the right atrium of the heart.It runs alongside the abdominal[...]

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Veins : Types,Venous System & Clinical Significance

Veins: Veins are blood vessels that move blood toward the heart. Maximum veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary and umbilical veins, transport oxygenated blood from the[...]

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Ribs : Anatomy,Types,Ossification & Clinical Significance

Ribs: The ribs are a set of 12 pairs bones which form the protective ‘cage’ of the thorax.The first seven sets of ribs, known as “true ribs” also known as vertebrosternal ribs, are directly articulate[...]

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