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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

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex (MTC): Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis Mycobacterium microti Mycobacterium africanum Mycobacterium canettii General Characteristics: Nonmotile, nonsporing and noncapsulated bacillus arranged singly or in group Has a complex peptidoglycan arabinogalactan mycolate cell wall that is approximately 60% lipid, resulting in acid-fastness, poor Gram ...Read More

Cardiac Cycle

Definition: Cardiac cycle refers to the cardiac events that occur from the beginning of one heart beat by spontaneous generation of action potential in SA node to the beginning of the next. When the heart rate is 75/min, the period of one cardiac cycle ...Read More

Myocardial Infarction Made Easy

The 4 Ischemic Heart Diseases caused due to imbalance between supply and demand of the heart for oxygenated blood are: Acute Myocardial Infarction (MI) Angina Pectoris Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) Sudden Cardiac Death Myocardial Infarction (MI) Commonly known as a heart attack, is ...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