Anatomy Archive

Clinical Anatomy of Clavicle

The slender S-shaped clavicle (derived from latin word clāvis meaning key) is the only direct skeletal attachment between trunk and the upper limb. Other names for Clavicle are: Collar bone Beauty bone Peculiarities of Clavicle: It has no medullary cavity It is the first ...Read More

Brachial Plexus And Its Injury

Definition: A network of spinal nerves that originates in the back of the neck, extends through the axilla (armpit), and gives rise to nerves to the upper limb. The brachial plexus is formed by the union of portions of the 5th through 8th cervical ...Read More

MBBS Study Guide and Tips : Anatomy

Arteries,veins,nerves,plexus, muscles- origin,insertion,function, landmarks, surface anatomy,histology and so on are what makes anatomy a vast subject and most difficult for human brain to remember. Anatomy is like mathematics, if you are right you score and if you are wrong its a nil. Anatomy may ...Read More

Rules Mnemonics in Anatomy

All are about 45 cms or 18 inches: Length of Vas deferens or ductus deferens Length of thoracic duct Length of Spinal cord Femur (for 6 feet person) Length of transverse colon Distance from the incisor teeth to the cardiac end of the stomach ...Read More

Clinical Anatomy of Ureter

Definition: The ureters are a pair of muscular tubes which convey the urine from kidneys (renal pelvis) to the urinary bladder. Size and Extent: Length: About 25 cm (10 inches) Diameter: About 3 mm Extent: Pelviureteric junction to urinary bladder Location: Retroperitoneal structure in ...Read More