Kidney Anatomy:Overview,Arterial Supply, Function & Common Kidney Diseases

The kidneys are bean-shaped paired-organs found on the right and left sides of the body in the posterior abdomen. They are reddish-brown in color. The kidneys filter the blood in order to make urine, to[...]

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rhomboid muscle

Rhomboids Muscle: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Rhomboids There are two rhomboid muscles – 1.Rhomboid minor 2.Rhomboid major  

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Levator Scapulae Muscle:Origin,Insertion,Nerve Supply & Action

Levator Scapulae The levator scapulae a small strap-like muscle. It begins in the neck, and attach to the scapula.  

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Endocrine System

Endocrine System: Function & Diseases of the Endocrine System

Endocrine System: The glands that produce hormones and regulate metabolism, tissue function, growth and development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and the mood is known as the endocrine system. The endocrine system is composed of the[...]

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Superficial back Muscles

Back Muscles! Origin,Insertion,Action & Nerve Supply

Back Muscles: There is a complex group of back muscles that work together to support the spine, support the body upright position and allow the trunk of the body to move, twist and bend in[...]

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Latissimus Dorsi Muscle: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Latissimus Dorsi: The latissimus dorsi is the broadest & largest muscle of the back  

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serratus posterior superior & inferior

Serratus Posterior Muscles:Origin,Insertion,Nerve Supply & Action

  Serratus Posterior Muscles are- Serratus Posterior Superior Serratus Posterior Inferior  

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Splenius Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

The superficial muscles in this group are-splenius Splenius capitis  Splenius cervicis Both are associated with movements of the head and neck.  

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iliocostalis longisimus

Intermediate Back Muscles : Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

There are three intermediate intrinsic back muscles – Iliocostalis Longissimus Spinalis. Together these muscles form a column, known as the erector spinae.  

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Semispinalis muscle

Deep Intrinsic Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Deep intrinsic muscles are located under the erector spinae. They are a group of short muscles, associated with transverse and spinous processes of the vertebral column. Three major muscles in this group are- Semispinalis Multifidus[...]

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