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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Pathology and Treatment, Animation

polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common hormonal disorder affecting about 10% of all women of reproductive age PCOS is diagnosed when at least two of the following symptoms are present: irregular periods due to missed ovulation excess male hormone androgen as evidenced by lab tests or physical signs such as excess facial and […]

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The Integumentary System, Part 2 – Skin Deeper: Crash Course A&P #7

Look at all this stuff! Soaps, lotions, conditioners, polishes — all from that huge section of your local store that’s dedicated solely to the grooming of your skin, hair, and nails. Some might see these things as the trappings of vanity. But me? I see them as the tools for the care, maintenance, and — […]

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Pre-capillary sphincters | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

So we often talk about capillary beds, but I thought that it would be fun to get really up close and really get a good understanding of how these things work. Couple of neat freaks(?) our body has developed to make sure that blood gets to the areas where it needs to go. So let’s […]

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Tissues, Part 4 – Types of Connective Tissues: Crash Course A&P #5

Technically, we’re all just meat. Yeah, you could say that what makes us human is our emotions, or thoughts, or memories, but physically, we’re not all that different from this. We’re used to thinking of meat as the muscle tissue that people cook and eat — but the fact is, you could eat that stuff […]

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BIO160 Preview Video Lecture 10 – Muscle Physiology

>>This video lecture 10, we’re going to cover skeletal muscle physiology. The learning objectives are here, we’re going to focus on whole muscle physiology; talk a little bit about fiber types, how muscles generate different amounts of force, then finish up with a little bit about muscle injury and fatigue. So, the first learning objective […]

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