Okay, so this is a tutorial on the peritoneum and the peritoneal cavity. So, the peritoneum is a thin serous membrane, which lines the abdominal cavity and a lot of the vessels within it. So it’s kind of similar to the pleura and the serous pericardium. So, a serous membrane
The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets
Open it! What happened? He fell while working. What’s wrong with him? I’m not sure. He’s not suffering from asthma. What could it be? He might die at this rate! Please do something! Don’t worry. I’ll call 911. Doctor! I already called… Wait! Doctor! Doctor! The medical officer just left?
When you’re a Russian physician at an Antarctic research station and develop appendicitis, the options you have are quite limited. Basically, you can either attempt to operate on yourself and possibly survive or do nothing and before long you’ll be dead. Dr. Leonid Rogozov chose the first option and got
Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release