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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body hair
Body hair, respectively androgenic hair, refers to the entirety of hairs all over the body. Often body hair is distinguished from the scalp hair although this is not quite correct, as the head is part of the body.
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body axis
Body axes are imaginary reference lines, which are used in antomy to describe orientation and location (topography) of anatomical structures.
Three main reference lines are commonly used, which run through the idealized balance point of the body ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Bone
Bone or bone tissue describes a notably dense type of connective and supporting tissue which forms the human skeleton. The human body consist of between 208 and 212 bones.
Teeth form their own tissue entity.

Background
All vertebrates support their ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Segment-indicating muscle
The segment-indicating muscle refers in subjects of anatomy and neurology to a muscle which is innvervated by only one segment of the spinal cord. A deficiency of this muscle permits a distinct conclusion of the localization of the neural lesion. ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Caudolateral
Caudolateral is an anatomical description of a direction and means directed "downwards" (kaudal) and "aside" (lateral).
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Caruncle
Caruncle (derived from the latin term caruncula = wart) refers to a small nodule of loose connective tissue with convoluted or enlarged vessels. They can originate at different parts of the body.

Types
Carunculae hymenales: Remains of the ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Congruence
In the anatomical sense congruence describes the correspondence of the articular surfaces.
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Commissure
The commissure describes a place where two things, which usually are seperated, are joined.

Anatomy
In human anatomy following commissures exist:

Vulva
Commissura labiorum posterior Commissura labiorum anterior
Eye
Commissura palpebralis ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Anatomic region
In terms of anatomy, the body surface is systematically divided into different anatomic regions on a topographic basis.

Classification
There are 9 main regions that can subsequently be subdivided into varying amounts of smaller ones:
Regiones ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Anal region
The anal region is an anatomic region of the human body that comprises the anus and the surrounding skin area. It is part of the perineal region.

Anatomy
The anal region follows the lengthwise oval shaped outline of the anus. It is located between ... [more]
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