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Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Left Chest: Heart os located in left chest area under breast tissue, chest muscles and rib cage. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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Where is the lungs located in the back?

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 is the aorta located on the heart?

Where is the aorta located on the heart?

Upper part: On the upper part of the heart/chest going down to the abdomen. ...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 location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Pancreas : The pancreas is in the retroperitoneum in the upper abdomen. It runs transversely from the duodenum to the spleen. It makes up the back wall of the lesser sac behind the stomach and it contains the highway of vessels going to the intestines and spleen and then back to the liver. ...Read more

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Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

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

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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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Where is the esophagus in comparison to the heart and the aorta? The heart closest to the beast bone and then?

Where is the esophagus in comparison to the heart and the aorta? The heart closest to the beast bone and then?

Touch: The heart, aorta, and esophagus are intimate partners: they touch each other. The esophagus touches both the heart and parts of the aorta. (The aorta arises from the heart, arches and travels south behind the heart). ...Read more

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Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Get checked: was this caused by injuries? Taking blood-thinners? Any associated swelling, tenderness? You need to get checked by clinician. Especially If any of these factors are present. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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 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 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 is the pulse point in the foot/leg located?

Where is the pulse point in the foot/leg located?

2 locations: one on top of the foot. Start in between your big toe and 2nd toe and move up until you feel it. This is the dorsalis peids 2nd pulse is by your ankle on the inside of your ankle right by the bony prominence of you ankle (Tibial Malleolus). This is the posterior tibila artery. ...Read more