Discover the Human Body

Anatomy 101

The word Anatomy comes from the ancient Greek word Anatomē, which means “dissection”. This branch of medicine studies the structural organisation of the human body and its parts, organs, and vascular supply. The observation of the body parts with the only assistance of the naked human eye is known as gross anatomy or macroscopic anatomy. The study of those body structures or body tissues that are only visible using special equipment such as a microscope is referred to as microscopic anatomy or histology.

Anatomy 101 is aiming to provide comprehensive and easy-to-digest information on the structure and function of a variety of human body parts. Improved knowledge of human anatomy and how the body systems interact sets the basis to understand illnesses and make informed decisions about your health care.

Everything You Need To Know About The Proximal, Middle And Distal Phalanges

Everything You Need To Know About The Proximal, Middle And Distal Phalanges

03/10/2021

Phalanges also known as our fingers and toes come in a number of different shapes, sizes and lengths. Learn more about these complex body parts in this blog.

5 Facts You Probably Don’t Know About The Cheek

5 Facts You Probably Don’t Know About The Cheek

03/10/2021

Our facial cheeks are not just a piece of skin on our face. Read this article to learn about the functions and relevance of these complex muscles.

5 Facts You Need To Know About Lungs & Respiration

5 Facts You Need To Know About Lungs & Respiration

31/08/2021

The lungs are spongy organs required for respiration, which is the process of importing oxygen and exporting carbon dioxide. Learn more in this article!

Hip Muscles Explained

Hip Muscles Explained

19/08/2021

Movement, strength and stability in the pelvic region are possible through a number of deep and superficial muscles in the hip. Learn more about these structures and their function in this article!

Occipital Bone Explored in Immersive Reality

Occipital Bone Explored in Immersive Reality

19/08/2021

The occipital bone is the bony structure located at the back of the head. Read more if you want to learn all the details on this bone structure and function!

Bile Duct Explained

Bile Duct Explained

19/08/2021

The bile duct is a network of small canals that brings the bile outside of the liver to the intestine, to assist with food digestion. In this article, we will explore in detail the health and disease of this body part.

Groin Explained

Groin Explained

19/08/2021

The groin, or inguen, is the region located between the abdomen and the tights. Read this article to learn everything about the health and disease of this body part.

Elbow Explained

Elbow Explained

19/08/2021

Did you know that the elbow is the second most complex articulation of the human body? Find out why in this article!

What is the Omentum?

What is the Omentum?

18/08/2021

The omentum is a protective layer of fat that covers the peritoneal cavity. Read about the structure and critical role of this, apparently simple, body part!

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