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Stress and Immune System Animation

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How stress and the immune system are linked. Immune response declines with age, limiting body's ability to identify and fight foreign substances. Loss of thymus cortex leads to reduced production of T lymphocytes, including T cells, NK cells, B lymphocytes. Frequency and severity of infectio...

Digestive System Animation

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Digestive system contains both primary and accessory organs for the conversion of food and fluids into a semiliquid that can be absorbed for the body to use. Three main functions: - Digestion - Absorption - Elimination With aging: - Digestive system becomes less motile. - Glandular sec...

Forearm Movement Animation

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Muscles of both the upper arm and forearm control movement of the forearm. The biceps brachii flex the forearm and work with the supinator of the forearm to rotate it so the palm faces upward. The pronator teres and quadratus control pronation, or rotation of the forearm so that the palm faces do...

Wrist Flexion and Extension Animation

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Flexion describes the movement of bending the palm down, towards the wrist. Extension describes the movement of raising the back of the hand.

Head and Neck Movement Animation

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Interestingly, head and neck muscles are the first ones that the baby can control. A baby can hold his head up before he can sit erect. The muscles of the head and neck perform many important tasks, including movement of the head and neck, chewing and swallowing, speech, facial expressions, an...

Humerus Adduction Animation

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Types of body movement that occur at the diarthrotic joints: - Abduction - Adduction - Circumduction - Dorsiflexion Movement can occur in one plane, like with a knee bend, or in multiple planes such as with a shoulder roll. Adduction occurs when a joint moves a part of the body toward the ...

Elbow Pronation Animation

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The elbow pronation test is performed by placing a hand on the elbow, flexing the carpus to 90 degrees, and rotating the toes out (thus inwardly rotating the antebrachium), which places stress on the medial compartment of the elbow. Pronation – Lying prone (face downward); also turning the p...

Wrist Circumduction Animation

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Circumduction is sometimes described as simply a "circular movement" because circumduction movements of (e.g. the arm and hand) result in the outer edge of the limb (e.g. the fingertips) tracing circles in space. Another way to express this is to say that circumduction is the movement of the dist...

Contraction and Relaxation Animation

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Muscles are responsible for movement. The types of movement are: - Locomotion, when chemical energy is changed into mechanical energy. - Propulsion of substances through tubes, as in circulation and digestion. - Changes in the sizes of openings, as in the contraction and relaxation of the iris...