By Kyung Won Chung PhD, Harold M. Chung MD

Written within the well known Board overview sequence define layout, this strong, easy-to-use source provides the necessities of human anatomy via concise descriptions, scientific correlations, radiographs, full-color illustrations, and tables. Over 550 board-style questions with whole solutions and motives, chapter-ending checks, and an end-of-book entire examination assist you grasp key information.

- New high-yield reports on the finish of every bankruptcy offer certain practise for USMLE Step 1 and anatomy path examinations.
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- greater than 550 USMLE-style questions, solutions, and rationales can be found either electronically and in print to facilitate gross anatomy review.
- New radiographs, MRIs, CT scans, ultrasound scans, and angiograms assist you improve a greater realizing of anatomy and medical medicine.
- scientific correlations display connections among anatomical wisdom and medical medicine.
- A 100-question finished examination on the finish of the booklet offers a very good prep software for the particular exam.
- a brand new bankruptcy on cranial nerves presents details coated on USMLE Step 1 and anatomy direction examinations.
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Coronary arteries arise from the ascending aorta and supply blood to the heart. Portal venous system consists of the hepatic portal system in which blood from the intestinal capillary bed passes through the hepatic portal vein and then hepatic capillaries (sinusoids) to the hepatic veins, and the hypophyseal portal system in which blood from the hypothalamic capillaries passes through the hypophyseal portal veins and then the pituitary capillary sinusoids to the hypophyseal veins. Varicose veins are dilated veins that develop in the superficial veins of the lower limb because of reduced elasticity and incompetent valves in the veins or thrombophlebitis of the deep veins.

3. Typical cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae. indd # 153691 Cust: LWW22 Au: Chung Pg. No. 22 C/M/Y/K DESIGN SERVICES OF 10/09/14 2:29 PM Chapter 2 Back 23 CLINICAL CORRELATES Abnormal curvatures of the vertebral column include (a) kyphosis (hunchback or humpback), an abnormally increased thoracic curvature resulting from osteoporosis; (b) lordosis (swayback or saddle back), an abnormally increased lumbar curvature resulting from trunk muscular weakness or osteomalacia; and (c) scoliosis, a condition of lateral ­deviation resulting from unequal growth of the vertebral column, pathologic erosion of vertebral ­bodies, or asymmetric paralysis or weakness of vertebral muscles.

Second Cervical Vertebra (Axis) ■ Has the smallest transverse process. ■ Is characterized by the dens (odontoid process), which projects superiorly from the body of the axis and articulates with the anterior arch of the atlas, thus forming the pivot around which the atlas rotates. It is supported by the cruciform, apical, and alar ligaments and the tectorial membrane. indd # 153691 Cust: LWW26 Au: Chung Pg. No. 26 C/M/Y/K DESIGN SERVICES OF 10/09/14 2:29 PM Chapter 2 Back 27 CLINICAL CORRELATES Fracture of the atlas occurs by strong vertical forces as would result from a blow to the top of the head or striking the bottom of a shallow pool in a diving accident, causing fracture of the lateral masses and rupture of the transverse ligament.

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