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Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP), is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Ten million women develop preeclampsia each year but definition is ... [more]

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Stoma! Image of the Week - May 4, 2015 - CIL:39084

Stoma! Image of the Week - May 4, 2015 CIL:39084 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39084 Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an open stoma on the surface of a leaf of lettuce (Lactuca sativa). A stoma is a small pore found ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article MacKenzie zones
The MacKenzie zones are projection fields which represent the inner organs onto the muscular system. In cases of stimulation or disease of an inner organ, the correlating MacKenzie zone reacts in form of pain sensitivity or ... [more]
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Image of the Week - April 27, 2015 - CIL:38935

Image of the Week - April 27, 2015 CIL:38935 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38935 Description: Side view of Vaginicola, a single-celled creature found in pond water. The cell (green in the bottom image) secretes and lives within a ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Muscle
Muscles are the contractile organs of the human body, which serve moving parts of the body actively. They consist of muscular tissue, one of the 4 basic tissues of the human body.

Classification
Histologically, three different muscular tissues can ... [more]
13 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published 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]
15 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Musculus bipennatus
In fields of anatomy the musculus bipennatus refers to a double-feathered muscle. Its fascicles attach to its tendon obliquely.
siehe: Fiederung
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Musculus austriacus
The musculus austriacus consists of three parts. These parts are, in an order from proximal to distal:
Musculus gemellus superior Musculus obturatorius internus Musculus gemellus inferiorIn common, informal language this three muscles are referred ... [more]
15 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Musculus austriacus
The Musculus austriacus consists of three parts. These parts are, in an order from proximal to distal:
Musculus gemellus superior Musculus obturatorius internus Musculus gemellus inferiorIn common, informal language this three muscles are referred ... [more]
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Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article Mesohepaticum
The term mesohepaticum describes the parts of the ventral mesogastrium which end up on the ventral respectively dorsal side of the liver.
Following parts can be distinguished
ventral mesohepaticum (origin of the ligamentum falciforme hepatis) ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Subcostal muscles
The subcostal muscles are skeletal muscles which belong to the intercostal muscular system.

Alignment
The subcostal muscles derive from the musculi intercostales interni. Their fibers proceed in the same direction. They originate near to the ... [more]
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