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099 The Branches Of The Axillary Artery

In this episode, Leslie teaches us a fun and easy way to remember the six branches of the axillary artery which include which include the Superior Thoracic artery, Thoracoacromial artery, Lateral Thoracic artery, Subscapular artery, Posterior Circumflex Humeral artery and the Anterior Circumflex humeral artery. Enjoy! Transcript of Today’s Episode Hello and welcome to another episode of Interactive-Biology TV where we’re making Biology fun! My name is Leslie Samuel and this video is brought to you by our sponsors over at 3D4Medical.com, the creators of this app. This is an iPhone app that I am using for Anatomy. It’s...

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A Brief Introduction to the Upper Limb

The upper limb is the region of the skeleton that is known for its mobility and dexterity. It is the area of the skeleton that is able to grasp, strike and conduct fine motor skills. It is supported and stabilized by various muscles attached to the ribs and vertebrae. The upper limb consists of  four major parts: Shoulder Arm Forearm Hand These areas can be sub-divided into various regions, which we will discuss later. Shoulder The shoulder is the  proximal region of the  the upper limb that attaches the trunk to the neck. It consists of 3 bones: Clavicle...

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An Introduction to the Skeletal System: Bones and Cartilages

The human skeleton is composed of cartilage and bones. There are in all 206 bones.  It is divided into two functional parts: Axial Skeleton Appendicular skeleton The axial skeleton consists of bones of the head, neck and vertebral column and rib cage, which is in all 80 bones. The axial skeleton supports and protects organs in the dorsal (posterior) and ventral (anterior) body cavities. It provides surface area for muscle attachment. The appendicular skeleton on the other hand, consists of the bones of the upper and lower limb, including the pectoral (shoulder) and pelvic girdles. It provides movement and...

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