Human Anatomy

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 develops to maturity at puberty. The internal sex organs of the...

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Hip Extension: Muscles & Exercises

hip extension exercise

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 muscles worked in the hip extension are...

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Dorsiflexion: Muscles & Exercises

dorsiflexion muscles

Dorsiflexion of the 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 flexion of the foot...

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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 femoris These muscles span the thigh, crossing both the hip and the knee. They originate at just below...

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Hip Flexor: Muscles & Stretches

hip flexor stretches

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 muscles that are collectively identified as...

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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 lungs to the left upper chamber...

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