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What Lines The Inner Wall Of The Bronchus
Cervix: The uterus is composed of the corpus (body) and the cervix (neck). The cervix extends into the vagina. ...Read more
What is the difference betweens the walls of the veins entering the atria and the walls of the arteries leaving the ventricle?
Pressure: The atrial are "low" pressure chambers and have thinner walls. The ventricles are "high" pressure chambers, to pump the blood out to the body and have normally thicker walls. ...Read more
The airway: There are three major cartilage structures in the throat: the laryngeal or thyroid cartilage, the cricoid cartilage and the epiglottis. The epiglottis doesn't have any holes in it. In fact, when you swallow, it covers the larynx and protects the the airway, the "hole." The thyroid cartilage houses the voice box and includes the epiglottis. The cricoid is just below the larynx. ...Read more
What is the reson for the prominence of capillaries behind the knee and on the lateral aspect of the leg?
Capillaries: These are the smallest blood vessels, connecting the arterial system to the venous system and are the site at which transfer of oxygen from rbcs to tissue occurs. Their visibility varies from person to person and with different areas of the body. Doubt there is a functional purpose for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 layers: The pericardium is a 'sack' around the heart. Technically the pericardium has 2 layers . The visceral layer that lies against the heart and the parietal layer that is on the out side of the heart. There is a small amt of fluid in between. This protects the heart and acts as a physical barrier.Also acts as a buffer for the heart and insulates it. It can become inflamed and is called pericarditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what is the function of hyaline cartilage rings in the walls of certain structures of the respiratory tract?
Structural support: Act as structural support to keep the bronchus open when creating negative pressure on inspiration, and stable on expiration with increase positive pressure. ...Read more
What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?
Here are some...: Most likely, what you see are dorsal veins. Known to us, veins of any organs tend to widely vary in number, course, and distribution as compared to the arteries to any organs. So, if asymptomatic, compressible, and variable at erection and detumescence, leave them alone because what you see is your personal unique anatomical variation. Of course, if still in doubt, have someone take a look. Best.. ...Read more
Appendage: You likely speak of the left and right atrial appendages. ...Read more
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