Download e-book for kindle: Anatomy at a Glance Third Edition by Omar Faiz, Simon Blackburn, David Moffat

By Omar Faiz, Simon Blackburn, David Moffat

Following the usual, easy-to-use at a Glance layout, and in full-colour, this re-creation presents an available advent and revision reduction for clinical, nursing and all wellbeing and fitness sciences scholars. completely up to date and now totally supported by way of a suite of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance presents a basic evaluation of anatomy to encapsulate all that the coed must know.

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  • Addresses the fundamental innovations of anatomy in an hugely visible, easy-to-remember way
  • Features new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and easy embryology
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The lungs are in a collapsed condition and the pulmonary vessels are constricted and tightly coiled, so that there is a high vascular resistance. Most of the blood in the pulmonary arteries is, therefore, diverted straight into the aorta via the ductus arteriosus, which is a large vessel almost as big as the aorta. Because of this, the wall of the fetal right ventricle is as thick as that of the left, or even thicker; it is not until after birth that the wall of the left ventricle becomes the thicker of the two.

The portal vein ascends towards the porta hepatis as the anterior margin of the epiploic foramen (of Winslow) in the lesser omentum. At the porta hepatis, it divides into right and left branches. The veins that correspond to the branches of the coeliac and superior mesenteric arteries drain into the portal vein or one of its tributaries. The inferior mesenteric vein drains into the splenic vein adjacent to the fourth part of the duodenum. Porto-systemic anastomoses A number of connections occur between the portal and systemic circulations.

A malignancy of the scrotal skin might, therefore, result in palpable enlargement of the superficial inguinal nodes, whereas testicular tumours metastasise to the para-aortic nodes. 1 A vertical section through the abdomen to show the peritoneal relations. 2 A horizontal section through the abdomen. 3 Inferior vena cava The peritoneal relations of the liver (a) Seen from in front (b) The same liver rotated in the direction of the arrow to show the upper and posterior surfaces. The narrow spaces between the liver and the diaphragm labelled A and B are the right and left subphrenic spaces 48 Anatomy at a Glance, Third Edition.

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