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Doctor insights on: Where Are The Lungs Located In The Human Body

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Where are the kidneys in the human body felt?

Where are the kidneys in the human body felt?

In the back: The kidneys are located in the back about the level of the umbilicus or above toward the head, and four to five centimeters from the spine on each side. A light pat on the back in this region can confirm if this is kidney pain. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas. ...Read more

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Where are the lungs located in the back?

Where are the lungs located in the back?

Fronm neck down: From back of neck and shoulders to about one inch below scapula. ...Read more

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Where are the germinal centers located in the body?

Where are the germinal centers located in the body?

Germinal centers: Primary lymph cell producing sites are the bone marrow and the thymus. Secondary sites are lymph nodes and the spleen.Germinal centers are sites within lymph nodes where mature B lymphocytes proliferate, differentiate, and mutate their antibody genes (through somatic hypermutation), and switch the class of their antibodies (for example from IgM to IgG) during a normal immune response to an infection ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas in the body found?

Where is the pancreas in the body found?

Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas. ...Read more

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Where are the alveoli in our body?

Where are the alveoli in our body?

Many locations: but often folks refer to the alveoli in the lungs. ...Read more

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Show picture where are the kidneys located in which part of the body ?

Show picture where are the kidneys located in which part of the body
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Basic anatomy: They are located deep behind the intestines (retroperitoneal). From the back, they are blanketed by multiple layers of muscle. See http://education.Yahoo.Com/reference/gray/subjects/subject/253 which gives another view and more information. Note that "kidney pain" does not always correlate with the actual location of kidneys, as in other visceral organs. ...Read more

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Where are the kidneys on the body located?

Where are the kidneys on the body located?

Back of abdomen: In the area under the scapula about 6 cms deeper in someone with normal body habitus. So it in the back of abdomen- it is a retroperitoneal organ. ...Read more

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Where are the kidneys in the body used for?

Where are the kidneys in the body used for?

See below: Kidneys filter the blood and eliminate waste and get rid of excess fluid, and salt. They also have hormonal functions. ...Read more

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Where in the body is the deodenum located?

Where in the body is the deodenum located?

Under liver: The duodenum takes off at the outlet of the stomach under the liver on the right side of the body. It is where the tubes from the pancreas and gall bladder enter the intestine. ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen. ...Read more

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What human body organs are located in the epigastric region?

What human body organs are located in the epigastric region?

Lots: Lower esophagus, stomach, duodenum, gallbladder (just to the right), liver (left lobe), colon comes across, lymph nodes, occasionally pancreas symptoms, spleen (to the left; epigastrium if enlarged), aorta. Heart symptoms can present there too. ...Read more

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Where is the lungs located in the back?

under ribs: The lungs in the front and back are inside the rib cage. This is why doctors will place a stethoscope on the back as well as the front to evaluate the function of the lungs. ...Read more

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Where on the human body is the bone narrow situated?

Where on the human body is the bone narrow situated?

inside bones: Bone marrow is the collection of stem cells which product the cellular components of the blood stream. It is in the long bones, and pelvic bones in particular but can be in other bones as well. Next time you eat a piece of chicken. Break open a leg bone and you will see the marrow as the reddish-brown cavity inside the bone. ...Read more

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Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Middle of the chest: it's pretty much in the middle of the chest. the tip is pointed a bit to the left, but most of it is behind the breastbone. that's why we often have to divide the breastbone to do heart surgery. ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the female body?

Same as male body: It is a retroperitoneal organ, meaning it is located along the back side of you abdominal cavity. It lays behind the stomach and is connected to the first part of your small intestine, called the duodenum. ...Read more

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Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

top of vagina: The uterus is the generative organ at the top of the vagina of which the cervix is the lower opening. It is in the lower portion of the pelvic cavity behind the bladder. It is usually the size of a fist but of course gets quite large during pregnancy. ...Read more