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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body part
The term body part describes a segment of the body which is morphologically recognizable as a functional unit.
Examples for body parts:
LegArmPelvisHeadFinger
14 minutes ago
Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body donation
The body donation designates the voluntary provision of the own body after it's death for scientific purposes. A person which agrees to the body donation is called a body donor.

Legal basis (Germany)
Unlike in the field of transplantation medicine, ... [more]
19 minutes ago
Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Ball-and-Socket-Joint
The ball-and-socket-joint is a version of a diathrosis, in which the corresponding parts consist of a spherical, ball-shaped part of joint and a cup-like depression called the joint socket.

Biomechanics
Concerning the ball-and-socket-joint the ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body region
The body regions, latin: Regiones corporis, devide the body into various antaomic districts, which can be projected by the shape of planes onto the body surface. They simplify the rough topographical classification of anatomical structures related ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body orifice
Body orifices are interruptions of the body surface's continuity, which enable a substantial and non-substantial exchange with the environment.
Natural body orifices (e.g. mouth, anus) possess particular typical properties (food intake, excretion). ... [more]
34 minutes ago
Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Body height
The body height is a simple biometric property, which is usually noted in centimetres (cm). The height of a human is genetically determined, but can be modified by environmental influences (e.g. nutrition, diseases) quite considerably. ... [more]
41 minutes ago
Jannik Blaschke has edited the Flexikon article Craniocaudal
Craniocaudal is an anatomical description of a direction and means directed "from head to feet".
see also: cranial, caudal
17 hours ago
Jannik Blaschke has edited the Flexikon article Cranioventral
Cranioventral is an anatomical description of a direction and means directed "upwards" (cranial) and "to the front" (ventral).
17 hours ago
Jannik Blaschke has edited the Flexikon article Craniolateral
Craniolateral means directed upwards to the skull (cranial) and sideways (lateral). The designation derives from the topographic anatomy and is used in fields of medicine to specify data about the localization of structures respectively to relate ... [more]
17 hours ago
Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article Ball-and-Socket-Joint
The ball-and-socket-joint is a version of a diathrosis, in which the corresponding parts consist of a spherical, ball-shaped part of joint and a cup-like depression called the joint socket.

Biomechanics
Concerning the ball-and-socket-joint the ... [more]
17 hours ago

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