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In following up their data glasses for measuring blood sugar, Google is focussing on further diagnostic technologies. The forgers of innovation want to, by using nanoparticles and external devices, ... [more]

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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Midline
The midline describes a virtual line which is located on the sagittal plane of the body. This plane cuts - from the frontal perspective - the center of the body and divides it into two symmetrical halfs.
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Medullary cavity
The medullary cavitiy is lined with endosteum and is located in the inner part of the bone. It contains the bone marrow.

Background
The medullary cavity is generated during the beginning ossification by growing of blood vessels into the new ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Lymph capillary
Lymph capilllaries are the finest, smallest branches of the lymphatic vessels. They run through nearly all body tissues. Their function is about absorbing the intercellular fluid and transporting it in the form of lymph to larger lymphatic vessels.
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Lymphatic system
The lymphatic system is a complex network which contains the lymphoid organs and the thin-walled lymphoid vascular system. It serves the generation and transportation of lymphoid fluid and is classified as a part of the immune system.

Lympoid ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Pulmonary circulation
The pulmonary circuit is the part of the circulatory system which describes the movement of the blood departing from the heart into the lungs and back again into the heart.

Physiology
The deoxygenated blood coming from the right heart's ventricle ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Lumbar rib
The lumbar rib is an accessory rib which inserts beyond the thorax at the transverse process of the first lumbar vertebra.

Background
The lumbar rib is a relatively rare anatomical variation, which is not related to any clinical significance. ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Fascial compartment
The fascial compartment describes the space which is surrounded by an aponeurosis respectively by a fascia and contains a functional group of muscles which belong together functionally. Fascial compartments are generally supplied by mutual vessels ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Lateral supracondylar line
The lateral supracondlyar ridge (Linea supracondylaris lateralis) is a prominent, rough margin which occurs above the lateral condyle of the femur and the humerus.

Lateral supracondylar line of the femur
Referring to the femur, the lateral ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Lacuna
In the field of medicine the lacuna is designated as a bay-like depression or cavity in a certain organ or a certain tissue.

Background
Lacunae can be either macroscopical or microscopical structures.

Examples
3.1. macroscopical lacunae
Lacuna ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Kümmell's point
Adapted from Hermann Kümmell (1852 to 1937), German surgeonGerman: Kümmell-Punkt
Kümmell's point refers to a spot approximately 2 cm to the right and below of the navel on the connecting line between the right spina iliaca anterior superior and ... [more]
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