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Orifice of ureter

Orifice of ureter Definition It refers to any of the openings that allow passage of urine to the bladder from the ureter. It is known by various other names, such as: Mercier’s bar Orifice of ureter Ureterovesical orifice Ureteric ostium Ureteric orifice Ostium ureteris (Latin) Ostium de l’uretère (French) Orifice of ureter Location It is […]

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Supraclavicular Lymph Nodes

Supraclavicular Lymph Nodes Definition These are lymph nodes located in a position superior to the clavicle. Supraclavicular Lymph Nodes Location There are two types of these nodes. One of these is located on the left side and another on the right side. Supraclavicular Lymph Nodes Function These drain the lymphatic fluid from the head and […]

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Prostatic urethra

Prostatic urethra Definition It is the widest and most expandable section of the urethra canal. It is approximately 3 cm in length. It is one of the three segments of the male urethra. Prostatic urethra Location It extends through the prostate gland almost vertically, from the base to the apex. It lies near the anterior […]

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Pectinate muscles

Pectinate muscle Definition It refers to any of the special intracardiac muscles or prominent atrial myocardium ridges. This physical structure gets its name from the fact that the muscular fibers located in it are arranged like the bristles of a comb. It is also known by other names like Musculus pectinatus and Músculo pectinate. (more…)

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Central sulcus

Central sulcus Definition It is a furrow or deep groove in the brain. It is said to have a ‘map’ of the body on each side that matches the other side. It is also known as “Fissure of Rolando” or “Rolandic Fissure,” after the noted Italian anatomist Luigi Rolando. Central sulcus Location It is located […]

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Trochlear fovea

What is Trochlear fovea? It is the name given to a shallow depression or pit in the roof of the orbit that is situated near the medial margin to which the cartilaginous pulley of the superior Obliquus oculi is attached. (more…)

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Dorsal mesentery

Dorsal mesentery Definition It is the part of mesentery that is joined to the greater curvature of the stomach. The section of this mesentery that is present at the stomach is also known as “Dorsal Mesogastrium” while the segment that suspends the colon is referred to as “Mesocolon.” (more…)

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