The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »

 

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Mitral Regurgitation (Valvular heart disease) Signs & Symptoms

Mitral valve regurgitation is also known as mitral regurgitation/Mitral Insufficiency. Mitral regurgitation (MR) can occur due to abnormalities of the valve leaflets, the annulus, the chordae tendineae or papillary muscles, or the left ventricle. The most frequent causes of mitral

Human Evolution | who is a Human & where from he is?|

Who are we? Where are we from? We can attempt to answer these questions by studying human evolution. Evolution provides a context for understanding the structure and function of our bodies, and even how we behave and think. ANCIENT ORIGINS

The Respiratory System |Anatomy Guide|

(The respiratory system delivers oxygen to the bloodstream and removes excess carbon dioxide from the body.) The respiratory system functions primarily to maintain the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs and tissues and to regulate acid-base balance.

Symptoms of Dengue Fever

Dengue is due to a flavivirus transmitted by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. It may be caused by one of four serotypes (possibly five, with a potentially new serotype from Malaysia under study) widely distributed globally between the tropics

Acute Anaphylaxis Signs,Symptoms & Treatment

What is Anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. It arises as an acute, generalized IgE-mediated immune reaction involving specific antigen, mast cells and basophils. The reaction requires priming by the