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Peritoneal Cavity – Part 2 – Ligaments of the Liver – Anatomy Tutorial

Peritoneal Cavity – Part 2 – Ligaments of the Liver – Anatomy Tutorial

Okay, so we’ve talked about a little bit of the basics of the peritoneal cavity and the peritoneum and what the visceral and parietal peritoneum are and the divisions of the actual cavity, so the greater and lesser sacs. So now, we’ll just have a guided tour through the peritoneal

Peritoneal Cavity – Part 4 – Intraperitoneal and Retroperitoneal Organs – Anatomy Tutorial

Peritoneal Cavity – Part 4 – Intraperitoneal and Retroperitoneal Organs – Anatomy Tutorial

So which organs are intraperitoneal? We’ve got the liver, the spleen, the stomach, the first part of the duodenum. We’ve got the jejunum and ileum. So all these loops of intestine. Then the transverse colon is obviously intraperitoneal. We’ve got the sigmoid colon, which is intraperitoneal. And the superior parts

Your Appendix Isn’t Useless, After All

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. From websites and online stores to marketing tools and analytics, Squarespace is the all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence and run your business. [♪ INTRO] The appendix gets a bad rap. You probably never think about it unless it’s the reason you’re

Peritoneal Cavity – Part 1 – Anatomy Tutorial

Peritoneal Cavity – Part 1 – Anatomy Tutorial

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

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

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