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What’s the Difference Between Anatomy and Physiology? – Corporis

What is the difference between anatomy and physiology — A and P as we like to call them. And more importantly why should you care? Here’s the deal yes they are very similar but they’re also very very different and learning a little bit more about them might give you different career ideas that you’ve […]

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Biology of the Ears, Nose, and Throat | Merck Manual Consumer Version

The ears, nose, and throat have separate but related functions. The throat is a passageway that carries food to the esophagus and air to the lungs. At the entrance to the windpipe the voice box contains vocal cords that open and close to produce the sound of the voice. This is covered by a stiff […]

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Anatomy and Physiology: Endocrine System: Antidiurectic Hormone (ADH) V2.0

Lets learn about antidiuretic hormone or ADH. Antidiuretic hormone or vasopressin helps to control fluid volume. ADH is secreted by the posterior portion of the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is divided into anterior and posterior portions. ADH is secreted in response to an increase in blood solute concentration. Blood solute concentration is sensed by […]

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Anatomy and Physiology: Endocrine System: ACTH (Adrenocorticotropin Hormone) V2.0

Lets learn about adrenocorticotropin hormone or ACTH. ACTH is secreted by the pituitary gland which is linked to the hypothalamus. The anterior portion of the pituitary gland is linked to the hypothalamus by a blood vessel system called the hypophyseal portal system. There is a 2 step process for secreting anterior pituitary hormones. First the […]

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