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Quadratus Lumborum

By | 2018-02-09T11:50:43+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Muscles|

Quadratus lumborum is a quadrilateral muscle which occupies the medial half of the gap in the middle of the 12th rib, the iliac crest, along with the apices of transverse processes of lumbar vertebrae. The quadratus lumborum muscle is enveloped in the middle of the anterior as well as middle coatings of the thoracolumbar fascia. [...]

Arcuate Line

By | 2018-02-14T09:43:53+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Areas|

Arcuate line is a margin that anatomically and visibly divides regions among organs, it is found in: Rectus sheath ilium Rectus Sheath The arcuate line differentiates the inferior margin of the posterior rectus sheath. In contrast, below the arcuate line, the aponeurosis of the internal oblique muscle contributes solely to the anterior rectus sheath. [...]

Renal Artery

By | 2018-02-01T07:45:56+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Arteries|

Renal artery is among the pair of large blood vessels that expand via the abdominal aorta and participate in each kidney. At the inner concavity of every kidney there is an entrance, referred to as the hilum, through that the renal artery enters. After travelling through the hilum, the renal artery divides generally within two [...]

Liver

By | 2018-02-01T08:44:13+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Organs|

Liver (Greek hepar. liver) is the largest gland of the body, inhabiting much of the right upper part of the abdominal cavity. Just like in pancreas, the liver is also composed of both exocrine and endocrine parts. The liver performs a broad range of metabolic processes essential for homeostasis, nourishment, and immune response. Some of [...]

External Oblique

By | 2018-02-01T08:44:33+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Muscles|

It emerges from external surfaces and inferior boundaries of the lower eight ribs that consists of the area between rib five to rib twelve, on an anteriorly rounded oblique line running downward as well as backwards on the side of the rib cage. External Oblique Insertion Its insertion is within the [...]

Nerves of the Abdomen

By | 2018-02-19T05:44:12+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Nerves|

Major nerves of the abdomen are: Celiac Plexus Subcostal Nerve Lumbar Plexus Sympathetic Chain Cauda Equina Celiac Plexus The celiac plexus is the large collection of nerve fibers directly under the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm along with ganglia connected with the roots of the celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery. Ganglia related [...]

Celiac Plexus/Solar Plexus

By | 2018-02-19T05:56:16+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Nerves|

The celiac plexus is the large collection of nerve fibers directly under the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm along with ganglia connected with the roots of the celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery. Ganglia related to the celiac plexus consist of two celiac ganglia, a single superior mesenteric ganglion, and two aorti-corenal ganglia. The celiac [...]

Cystic Artery

By | 2018-02-09T10:47:14+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Arteries|

The cystic artery is part of the components of Calots triangle.   Interactive Anatomical Interface Bones Muscles Organs Digestive System Respiratory System Female Reproductive System Urinary System Nerves Arteries Veins BONES Front Rear MUSCLES Front Rear Organs 👀 Digestive System Respiratory System Reproductive System 👧 Endocrine System NERVES ARTERIES VEINS     Please [...]

Common Hepatic Artery

By | 2018-02-01T07:24:41+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Arteries|

The common hepatic artery is a medium-sized section of the celiac trunk. It splits within its two concluding sections after it travels towards the right, the hepatic artery proper along with the gastroduodenal artery. The hepatic artery proper rises within the free edge of the lesser omentum towards the liver. It goes to the left [...]

Marginal Artery of Colon

By | 2018-02-01T07:27:30+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Abdomen, Anatomy, Arteries|

The marginal artery of the colon, also known as, the marginal artery of Drummond is a constant arterial circle or passageway created due to the anastomoses of the terminal divisions of the superior mesenteric artery and inferior mesenteric artery throughout the inner border of the colon. Interactive Anatomical Interface Bones Muscles Organs Digestive System Respiratory [...]