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By Nigel Palastanga, Derek Field and Roger W. Soames (Auth.)

This textbook of anatomy has been designed particularly for college kids who desire to use the data in scientific occasions and want a larger knowing of the mechanisms which enable flow to happen. each one part follows a similar trend of presentation, with dialogue of the bones, muscle tissues and joints and their interplay, nerve blood provide and lymphatic drainage. The utilized anatomy of the musculoskeletal approach occupies the larger a part of the publication, yet sections also are dedicated to human embryology, the outside and its appendages and the constitution and serve as of the worried method. For readability of presentation, each one web page of textual content faces a web page of illustrations and diagrams. wide cross-referencing among textual content and photographs will additional support realizing of even the main tricky structural and practical ideas

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The shaft appears circular in cross-section. Throughout most of its length the hair consists of the keratinized remains of cells. Hair colour is due to pigment in the hair cells (melanin and a subtle red pigment), and to air within the shaft of the hair. The hair of the head has a life of between 2 and 4 years, but that of the eylashes is only 3 to 5 months. All hairs are intermittently shed and replaced. In the growing hair, the deepest part of the hair follicle expands to form a cap, known as the bulb of the hair, which almost completely surrounds some loose, vascular connective tissue, known as the papilla.

Except for the eyelashes, all hairs emerge obliquely from the skin surface, with the hairs in any one region doing so in the same direction. The part of the hair which projects from the skin surface is the shaft, with that part under the skin being the root, which is ensheathed in a sleeve of epidermis S K I N A N D ITS A P P E N D A G E S Superior aspect Lateral aspect Fig. 3 Nails. 45 46 ANATOMY AND HUMAN MOVEMENT known as the follicle extending into the subcutaneous tissue. The shaft appears circular in cross-section.

3a). The intra-embryonic mesoderm forms the pericardial (heart), pleural (lung) and peritoneal (abdominal) cavities. During the fourth week following fertilization the trilaminar disc bulges further into the amniotic cavity. Under the cranial and caudal parts of the disc a head and tail fold appear, at the same time marked folding occurs along the lateral margins of the embryo (Fig. 3b). As the theme of this book is movement, the remaining part of this section is concerned only with the development of the musculoskeletal system.

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