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Following a septicaemia event, patients have for months or even years later an increased risk of death. A research team has now discovered that this not only derives from pre-existing conditions, ... [more]

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It is one of the most boring truisms on the planet: “Practice makes perfect.” It is also one of the most misleading. Practice merely ingrains certain patterns after deciding on the best ... [more]

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Image of the Week - July 18, 2016 - CIL:41022 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41022

CIL:41022 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41022   Description: Sensory axons (long, slender nerve fibers) covering the tail of a 3- day-old larval zebrafish. This "Brainbow" image was collected using confocal microscopy. In the Brainbow ... [more]
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Cardiology - viewing the beating heart in real-time

To examine the heart with a magnetic resonance imaging system, patients need to hold their breath. Only this way, physicians can get clear pictures. The University Medical Center of Göttingen, Germany, has now succeeded to take pictures of the ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article Humerus
The humerus is the longest bone of the upper limb. It consists of an almost cylindrical body (corpus humeri), each having a proximal and distal end section (extremitas proximalis et distalis).
Click and drag to move the 3D model around the ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Small Intestine
Small intestine is defined as the section of the bowel from the pyloric orifice (Pylorus) through to the Bauhin’s valve, which predominately serves the absorption of substances and water taken through the food.

Division
The small intestine can be ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article Splenius muscle
The splenius muscle is a skeletal muscle belonging to the muscles of the back. It is part of the lateral tract of the erector spinae muscles.

Devolution
The splenius muscle basically passes from the spinous process to the transverse process. The ... [more]
The flexor digitorum superficialis muscle belongs to the superficial layer of the flexors of the forearm. It is a two-headed muscle where you can differentiate between a Caput humeroulnare and a Caput radiale.

Devolution
Origin
The Caput ... [more]
The extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle belongs to the radialgroup of the forearm extensors.

Devolution
The muscle has its origin at the lateral epicondyle of the humerus. Above, it is overlapped by the extensor carpi radialis longus muscle. The ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article Sternum
The sternum consist of three parts and is a necktie shaped flattened bone which formes the anterior border of the thorax.

Anatomy
The sternum consist of following three parts:
Manubrium (manubrium sterni)Body (corpus sterni, gladiolus)Xiphoid ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Splenius muscle
The splenius muscle is a skeletal muscle belonging to the muscles of the back. It is part of the lateral tract of the erector spinae muscles.

Devolution
The splenius muscle basically passes from the spinous process to the transverse process. The ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Iliococcygeus muscle
The iliococcygeus muscle refers to the lateral part of the musculus levator ani which belongs to pelvic diaphragm.

Anatomy
The pelvic diaphragm (diaphragma pelivs) is the inner muscle layer which consists of the musculus levator ani (M. ... [more]