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By Nigel Palastanga MA BA FCSP DMS DipTP, Derek Field Grad Dip Phys FCSP DipTP SRP, Roger W. Soames BSc(Human Biology) PhD(Human Sciences)

ISBN-10: 0750652411

ISBN-13: 9780750652414

A vintage textual content for these learning anatomy with over 25,000 copies offered, this e-book has verified itself as a middle textbook for students.

All illustrations were redrawn to satisfy the desires of scholars at the present time in addition to a brand new layout and format to make learning anatomy easier.

The higher and decrease limbs were divided into the bones, muscle tissues, joints, and nerve and blood offer, and the e-book additionally covers the outside, trunk, neck, head, viscera and apprehensive procedure in a accomplished way.

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G. the breast as well as the rounded contour of the hips. The subcutaneous connec- 29 SKIN, ITS APPENDAGES AND SPECIAL SENSES: APPENDAGES tive tissue contains blood and lymph vessels, nails grow at approximately 1mm per week, the roots of hair follicles, the secretory parts of being faster in summer than in winter. sweat glands, cutaneous nerves, and sensory endings (particularly Pacinian (pressure) corpusHairs (Fig. 2b) cles) (Figs. 33). In the subcutaneous tissue overlying joints, Hairs are widely distributed over the body subcutaneous bursae exist, which contain a surface, notable exceptions being the palm of small amount of fluid, and thereby facilitate the hand and the sole of the foot.

Cortex. The adoption of a bipedal gait during Soon after its formation each somite becomes human evolution freed the upper limbs for differentiated into three parts. The ventromefunctions other than locomotion; this is one of dial part forms the sclerotome, which migrates the reasons why the brain developed and medially towards the notochord and neural enlarged to its present form. Not to be over- tube to take part in the formation of the INTRODUCTION 3 44 ANATOMY AND HUMAN MOVEMENT Fig. 1 a) Somites in the developing embryo, b) The development of the upper limb showing limb buds and the direction in which they will rotate.

The upper limb is attached to the trunk by the pectoral girdle, which consists of the scapula D E VELOPMENT OF THE and the clavicle. The only point of articulation MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM with the axial skeleton is at the sternoclavicular joint. The scapula rides in a sea of muscles Mesodermal somites attaching it to the head, neck and thorax, while the clavicle acts as a strut holding the upper By the end of the third week following limb away from the trunk. Between the trunk fertilization the paraxial mesoderm begins to and the hand are a series of highly mobile joints become divided up into mesodermal somites and a system of levers.

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