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More and more studies show that there is no link between the consumption of psychedelic drugs such as LSD and the incidence of mental illness. On the contrary – these substances could even be used ... [more]

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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Foramen cecum
In fields of anatomy the foramen cecum describes an opening or orifice inside of a tissue respectively an organ which owns a blind end.

Vorkommen
Os frontale - Foramen caecum ossis frontalis Tongue - Foramen caecum linguae Medulla oblongata - ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Flexor
The term flexor refers to muscles respectively muscle groups which cause a bending (flexion) of the joint.
A group of flexors of one particular joint or one particular bodyregion are called the bending musculature of this joint. ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Flexion
Flexion describes the active or passive movement of bending of a joint. The flexion is the contrary movement of the extension and characteristically results in a bending of the related part of the body.

Nomenclature
Referring to a few movements ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Fissure
In fields of medicine, a fissure describes a crack or a groove respectively a cleft or gap in an anatomical structure.In dermatology, the fissure is included in the group of secondary efflorescences.

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Superior orbital fissure (Fissura ... [more]
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Cardiomyocytes! - Image of the Week - August 31, 2015 - CIL:48106 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/48106

Description: Rat cardiomyocytes were plated and stained for actin (in red), desmin (in green) to reveal the intermediate filament essential for the structural integrity and function of muscle, and DAPI (in blue) to label nuclei.   Author: Natalie ... [more]
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MedicalWebApps - Nube Privada de Salud a su servicio

MedicalWebApps presenta una estructura basada en aplicaciones Web de alto rendimiento, programadas bajo un estricto control y testeo continuo. Estas aplicaciones interactuan bajo una misma plataforma (a la cual llamamos "consultorio"), lo cual ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Pennate muscles
The characteristic of the pennate muscle is the alignment of the muscular fascicles in relation to its tendon. The fibres are attached obliquely, which allows a higher force at the expense of a smaller range of motion.

Classification
The pennate ... [more]
7 days ago
Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Fat Pad
Fat pads are circumscribed accumulations of structural fat which serve in particular parts of the human body as a cushioning, or as a layer which enables the shifting of certain tissues. The fat bodies are present in various regions of the body ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has edited the Flexikon article Endothelium
The endothelium is a thin layer of endothelial cells which lines the interior (the lumen) of blood vessels. It serves as a barrier to the outer tissue. Furthermore, it produces nitrogen monoxide, which regulates the cardiovascular system. ... [more]
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