Synonym: shingles, zona
Herpes zoster is the secondary manifestation of an infection with Varicella zoster virus (VZV). After the primary infection with VZV, clinically presenting as "chickenpox", the virus remains inactive in ganglia ... [más]
The tidal volume is the amount of inhalation or expiration under resting conditions. In adults the tidal volume is about 500 ml or 6-8 ml/kg. The tidal volume mainly depends on the hight and the sex of the person.
Corpus luteum, or colloquially yellow body, is a hormone-producing cluster of cells that arises from the follicle after ovulation.
The corpus luteum is formed under the influence of LH (luteinizing hormone). In the corpus luteum, progesterone and ... [más]
The term skeleton is used to define the totality of the bone of an organism, in other words the scaffold needed for constructing the body. The human skeleton consists of 206 bones (number may vary individually).