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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Pars densa
Latin: densus – dense

Definition

A Pars densa is a dense, fibrous part of a anatomical structure.

Example

Pars densa of Ligamentum hepatogastricum
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Tamara Hünecke has edited the Flexikon article Variation
Definition

A variation in medical terms is an anomaly of the normal physiology of the human. The normal physiology is the most common situation in a population. Normally a variation is not a proof of an illness or disease.

Examples
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Tamara Hünecke has edited the Flexikon article Neutral position
Definition
The neutral position is the bodily posture in which a patient is standing with the feed parallel to the analogous hip. The arms are hanging relaxed to each side of the body and the thumbs point forward.

Biomechanics
The neutral ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Parasympathetic nervous system

The parasympathetic is the antagonist of the sympathetic in the autonomous nervous. It affects functions of the body for regeneration and metabolism for saving energy (trophotropic).Furthermore it tends to create homoiostasis again.
==Anatomy== ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Osteokinematics
Definition

Osteokinematics describes clear movements of bones which are visible from the outside. They arise from rotation around the joint axis. Some examples are:
Flexion and extensionAbduction and adductionLateral rotation and medial ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Os planum
Defintion

An Os planum is a flat bone unlike a Os longus which is shaped roundly.Sometimes this term is used as a synonym for Lamina papyracea.

Examples

These bones are Ossa plana:
Flat bones in the skull ( eg Os parietale, Os ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Variation
Definition

A variation in medical terms is an anomaly of the normal physiology of the human. The normal physiology is the most common situation in a population. Normally a variation is not a proof of an illness or disease.

Examples
... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Organ system
Defintion

An organ system is a group of organs which works functional together.

Anatomy

The classification of the human body in different organ systems is the basis for the systematic anatomy. There the different organ systems ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Nodulus
Definition
In anatomy a small node is called nodulus. This term is also used during a palpation to describe a small node (same size as a cherry stone) deep in the tissue.

Examples
Nodulus vermis of the cerebellumNodulus valvulae semilumaris of ... [more]
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Tamara Hünecke has published the Flexikon article Enarthrodial joint
Definition
An enarthrodial joint is a special type of the ball-and-socket joint. In this type the socket surrounds the ball head behind its equator.

Background
In an enarthrodial joint the movements are reduced because of the shape of the ... [more]
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