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By Nigel Palastanga

For the second one variation, the textual content and illustrations were reorganized and plenty of of the diagrams were redrawn or changed. New sections at the cardiovascular, breathing, digestive and urogenital structures, and at the eye and the ear were extra, in addition to new textual content on sensible actions, palpation and utilized anatomy. furthermore, the part masking the top, neck and trunk has been thoroughly reorganized. however, the preliminary target of the textual content has been retained in order that it is still a textbook basically focused on the musculoskeletal process and its software to human circulate

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Disease of the semicircular ducts, utricle and saccule gives rise to giddiness of varying degrees. The bony cochlea consists of two and three-quarter turns of a spiral, and resembles a shell lying on its side. It has a central supporting column of bone (the modiolus) to which is attached a thin lamina of bone partially dividing the spiral into two parts, the scala vestibuli above and the scala tympani below (Fig. 6b). The membranous cochlear duct lines the bony cochlea and is triangular in cross section.

However, because each vertebra is formed from adjacent somites the cervical nerves come to lie above their correspondingly numbered vertebrae, with the eighth cervical nerve lying below the seventh cervical vertebra. The thoracic, lumbar and sacral spinal nerves all lie below their correspondingly numbered vertebrae. The dermomyotome breaks up with cells moving both ventrally and dorsally. The original spinal nerve supplying the myotome divides into an anterior and posterior primary ramus supplying the ventral part (the hypomere) of the myotome and the dorsal part (the epimere) respectively.

8c). The anal membrane becomes surrounded by mesenchymal swellings so that at eight weeks it is at the bottom of the proctodeum (anal pit). During the ninth week the anal membrane ruptures allowing a communication between the rectum and the outside (Fig. 8c). Thus the upper part of the anal canal is derived from the endoderm of the hindgut, while the lower part is ectodermal in origin. EMBRYOLOGY 39 Fig. 8 a) Rotation of the stomach and formation of the omental bursa; b) development of the liver and pancreas also showing herniation of the midgut; c) development of the urinary bladder and anorectal canal.

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