Human Body Our Human Body represents the entire structure of the human organism. It consists of trillions of cells that are organised biologically to form the entire human body. Human body contains different organ systems consisting of various organs. These organ systems are constructed wonderfully to perform various functions. All the organ systems are structurally […]
Let us discuss the bones in the human body, bones structure and functions, its composition and many more interesting facts about the skeletal system. Skeletal System: Bones Bones are the rigid organs which constitute the part of the endoskeleton of the vertebrates. Bones vary in shape and size and have complex internal and external structure. […]
In this article related to our human body, we give you detailed explanation of the human muscular system which is an important organ system. Check here amazing human muscular system facts along with the various muscular system functions. Also learn about the various types of muscles in our muscular systems.
In this article related to our human body, we give you detailed explanation of the human muscular system which is an important organ system. Check here amazing human muscular system facts along with the various muscular system functions. Also learn about the various types of muscles in our muscular systems. As the name suggests, Muscular […]
There are three types of the muscles in the body. They are Straighted Muscles Smooth Muscles Cardiac Muscles 1. Straighted Muscles: Other names, arrangement and control Straighted muscles are also known as voluntary muscles or skeletal muscles. These are the muscle fibres that move all the bones of the face and eyes. Through the central […]
What are Parathyroid Glands? Parathyroid glands are small endocrine glands which are four in number present near the neck region. They are about the size of a small pea. They cling at the base of the thyroid gland two on each lobe of the thyroid gland, curving back to the trachea. What are the functions […]
Axial Skeletal System Definition Axial Skeleton (Skeletal System) consists of Skull Sternum Ribs Vertebral Column Skull: Skull is the bony framework of cranium and face. It is a part of the Axial Skeletal System. Skull consists of cranial and facial bones. Cranium consists of 8 bones and face consists of 14 bones. The bones are […]
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What is a gland and its Functions? Types of Glands A gland is an organ (or even a cell) in our body which secretes some chemical substances. The glands are of 2 types, namely endocrine glands and exocrine glands. Endocrine glands are called as ductless glands as they release their secretions directly into the blood […]
The contraction of the diaphragm and the inter coastal muscles produces expansion of the chest cavity, so air enters into the lungs during inspiration. A forced inspiration can produce additional expansion, so more air can enter the lungs . Similarly, a forced expiration can expel an extra volume of air. The various respiratory volumes are: […]
Ears are one of the five sense organs. Ears are helpful for listening. Transmission of Sound Waves: Sound waves are received by the outer ear and they are conducted to specialized receptor cells within the ear and they are transmitted by those cells to the nerve fibers that lead to the auditory region of the brain in […]