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Chapter-01 Introduction and Anatomical Terms by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

This chapter briefly discusses about the anatomy and its subdivision like gross anatomy or macroscopic anatomy. The systemic anatomy and regional anatomy are the subdivisions from which we can study the gross anatomy. The systemic anatomy is the study of structures of various systems in the body like skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, endocrin... [More]

Chapter-02 Cell by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

The cells with similar structures and functions are grouped together to form tissues and the cells are enclosed by integument of the body. The structure of the cell includes three primary parts such as cell membrane, cytoplasm and nucleus. Cell membrane separates the intracellular compartment from the extracellular fluid and it consists of three layers such ... [More]

Chapter-03 Tissues by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Tissues are a group of cells arranged in a definite manner and have similar functions. The four types of tissues that make up our body are classified as epithelial tissue, connective tissue, muscular tissue, and nervous tissue. Epithelial tissue consists of layers of cell that line the body cavities and tubes and cover the outer surface of the body. And they... [More]

Chapter-04 Organization of Body by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

The study of structure of body is dealt in anatomy. The basic processes like metabolism, homeostasis, movement, growth, differentiation, and reproduction are important in any living organism. The various organs and tissues of body are arranged in a definite manner in order to perform different functions of the body. And a number of tissues are organized to f... [More]

Chapter-05 Skeletal System and Joints by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Human skeleton forms the structural framework of the body. And it includes bones, cartilage and joints. It can be classified into axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton. Axial skeleton consists of skull, vertebral column, thoracic cage and hyoid bone. Bones are highly vascular, hard and resilient and have enormous regenerative capacity. They are made up of... [More]

Chapter-06 Muscular System by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Muscle is a contractile tissue which is designed for movements. All muscles of the body are developed from mesoderm and divided into three types based on their location such as skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle and smooth muscle. The skeletal muscles are attached to the bones and originate from one site and attached to another site on a different bone. The mus... [More]

Chapter-07 Nervous System by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Nervous system responds to internal and external environment in order to maintain the internal environment and it regulates all functions of the body. The parts of nervous system are central nervous system, peripheral nervous system and autonomic nervous system. Nervous system is classified according to its function such as somatic nervous system and viscera... [More]

Chapter-08 Cardiovascular System by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Cardiovascular system consists of heart that pumps blood for circulation. It is responsible for the transport of nutritive substances from gastrointestinal tract and transport of waste products for removal to liver and kidneys. Pericardium is a fibro-serous sac that encloses the heart and the roots of great vessels and it is made up of two parts fibrous peri... [More]

Chapter-09 Blood and Its Components by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Blood forms 80% of total body weight and it primarily consist of two components such as cellular elements and plasma. Its function includes carrying oxygen from lungs to tissue and CO2 from tissue to lungs, helps in circulation of various hormones, etc. Red blood corpuscles (RBCS) have larger surface area for proper exchange of gases and mainly contain haemo... [More]

Chapter-10 Lymphatic System by Anand Mahindra Kumar (2012) Edition : 3/e

Lymphatic system which is a closed system of vessels draws the extra tissue fluid into the blood vascular system. The components of lymphatic system include lymph, lymph vessels and lymphoid tissue. It carries electrolytes, protein molecules and other macromolecules from interstitial fluid for circulation. Lymph nodes are made up of numerous lymphocytes that... [More]