Archive for the ‘Anatomy’ Category

Pancreatic hormones

March 19, 2015

PIGS

  • Pancreatic polypeptide
  • Insulin
  • Glucagon
  • Somatostatin
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Superior orbital fissure – nerves passing through

May 22, 2012

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  • Lacrima
  • Frontal
  • Trochlear
  • Superior division of oculomotor
  • Nasociliary
  • Inferior division of oculomotor
  • Abducens

Scalp layers

April 22, 2012

SCALP

  • Skin
  • Connective tissue
  • Aponeurosis (flat, broad tendons to join muscles to attaching structures)
  • Loose connective tissue
  • Periosteum (skull)

External carotid artery branches

February 2, 2012

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  • Superior thyroid
  • Ascending laryngeal
  • Lingual
  • Facial
  • Occipital
  • Posterior auricular
  • Superficial temporal
  • Maxillary

Lumbar plexus roots

December 15, 2011

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  • Iliohypogastric (T12, L1)
  • Ilioinguinal (L1)
  • Genitofemoral (L1, L2)
  • Lateral femoral cutaneous (L2, L3)
  • Obturator (L2-L4)
  • Femoral (L2-L4)

Homunculus

December 14, 2011

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Hand muscles innervated by the median nerve

November 7, 2011

Meat-LOAF

  • Meat – reminder that the median nerve supplies these muscles
  • Lateral two lumbricals
  • Opponens pollicis
  • Abductor pollicis brevis
  • Flexor pollicis brevis

Femoral triangle boundaries

September 18, 2011

SAIL

  • Sartorius muscle (lateral border)
  • Adductor longus muscle (medial border)
  • Inguinal Ligament (superior border)

Brachial plexus nerves

September 14, 2011

Aunty Iris Made My Uncle Really Mad!

  • Axillary
  • Intercostobrachial
  • Medial cutaneous
  • Musculocutaneous
  • Ulnar
  • Radial (posterior cutaneous and superficial branches)
  • Median

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Meningeal layers

September 13, 2011

PAD (from deep to superficial)

  • Pia mater
  • Arachnoid mater
  • Dura mater
The meninges form a pad around the brain.