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Main muscles of the human body
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Main muscles of the human body

Muscular System: Over 600 Muscles Main Muscles of the Human Body The Human Muscular System has an average of 650 skeletal muscles. We quote below the most important muscles of the human body. HEAD MUSCLES - Occipitofrontal muscle (skull) - Temporoparietal muscle (skull) - Orbicular muscle of eye (eye) - Procerus (nose) - Nasal (nose) - Buccinator muscle (mouth) - Orbicular muscle of mouth (mouth) - Masseter muscle (jaws) - Temporal muscle (jaws) - Stapedial muscle (ear) - Tension tympanic muscle (ear) - Genioglossus muscle (tongue) NECK MUSCLES - Platisma (cervical) - Sternocleidomastoid (cervical) - Long neck muscle (anterior vertebral) ) - Anterior scalene muscle (lateral vertebral) - Lower pharyngeal constrictor muscle (pharynx) - Cricothyroid (larynx) BODY MUSCLES - Spleniums (back) - Spine erector (back) - Intercostal (thorax) - Transverse abdomen - Body lift anus - Anus sphincters Upper limb MUSCLES - Trapezius (spine) - Pectoralis major (thoracic cavity) - Pectoralis minor (thoracic cavity) - Deltoid (shoulder) - Coracobrachialis (upper arm) - Biceps brachii (anterior arm) - Brachialis (anterior arm) - Triceps brachii (posterior arm) - Pronator round (forearm) - Brachioradialis (forearm) - Tenar (hand) - Hypothenar (hand) - Luminaires (hand) LOWER MEMBER - Psoas major muscle (pelvis) - Gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus (pelvis) - Piriformis muscle (pelvis) - Sartorius muscle (thigh) - Pectinus muscle (thigh) - Biceps thigh muscle (Anterior tibialis muscle) leg) - Long fibular and short fibular muscles (thigh) - Triceps suralis muscle (thigh) - Short extensor muscle of the fingers (foot) - Hallux abductor muscle (foot) - Plantar interosseous muscles (foot) Last reviewed: 30/01 / 2019 _________________________________________ By Elaine Barbosa de Souza Student in Biological Sciences at the Methodist University of São Paulo.

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Origin of Life on Earth

Molecular Evolution: Origin of Life on Earth Introduction The origin of life as a spontaneous event from lifeless matter seems like an absurd idea. It seems, but only now. For many philosophers of the past this was an irrefutable truth. The hypothesis called spontaneous generation prevailed. In the nineteenth century there was evidence that enabled researchers to overturn this hypothesis and create another.
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Peroxisomes

Peroxisome: an important organelle of eukaryotic cells Introduction - What they are Eukaryotic cells have vesicles scattered throughout their cytoplasm. Some of these organelles are peroxisomes. Main characteristics of peroxisomes: Peroxisomes should not be confused with lysosomes, as there are differences between them.
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Avitaminosis

Nutritious food helps prevent avitaminosis What it is Avitaminosis is a disease caused by a lack of vitamins. It is classified according to the missing vitamin, although sometimes it has its own name. Examples of Avitaminoses For example, vitamin A deficiency causes xerophthalmia (dry eyes); lack of vitamin B1 causes beriberi (trembling); pellagra (stiffness and peeling of the skin), is a lack of vitamin B3; pernicious anemia (resistant to iron treatment) occurs due to lack of vitamin B12; scurvy, for lack of vitamin C; Infant rickets and osteomalacia in adults are diseases generated by vitamin D deficiency.
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Bird Photos

Introduction Birds are bipedal, vertebrate, oviparous and homeothermic animals. They have feathers, beak and pneumatic bones. There are about 10,000 bird species (cataloged). They vary according to size, color and behavior. They inhabit all continents of planet Earth. Photos of birds Great tit Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Birds Order: Passeriformes Family: Paridae Genus: Parus Species: P.
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Anemia

Blood cells in a person with anemia What is anemia Anemia is a deficiency that negatively affects the production of hemoglobin (a substance in red blood cells). It is through hemoglobin that the blood carries oxygen to all parts of our body. Understanding Anemia Because all our cells rely on oxygen to perform their vital functions, anemia can lead to serious complications as it directly targets hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein and iron).
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Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary Biology: studies the changes in living things over time What is Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary Biology is the area of ​​biology that studies the common ancestry and descent of species. It also studies the changes that occur in living beings over time (biological evolution).
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B12 vitamin

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Testosterone

Testosterone Molecular Structure What is Testosterone Testosterone is a hormone produced in the testes (in men) and ovaries (in women). Men produce about thirty times more testosterone than women. Functions: - Determines the physical and behavioral characteristics of men: strengthening of bone structure; voice thickening at puberty; increased muscle mass; hair formation and maintenance (eg beard); maturation of sexual organs, activation of brain areas responsible for sexual desire.
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Chemical Components of a Cell

Question and Answer on Cell Chemicals Question: What are the chemical components of a cell? Answer: The chemical composition of the cell may vary by cell type, but the essential chemical components present in all cells (animal and plant) are: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphate and sulfur (the latter two in smaller amounts). .
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Biologist

Biologist: a broad-acting professional Biologist's professional performance The biologist is a graduate of the Biological Sciences course and can work professionally in various areas. The biologist can work in various research areas at universities, pharmaceutical industries, zoos and research institutes.
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Cell biology

Cell: Main focus of Cell Biology studies What it is - Definition Cell Biology, also known as Cytology, is a branch of biology that studies cells in terms of properties, functions, structures and organelles. Cell Biology has an important link with Molecular Biology.
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Nervous System Curiosities

Neurons: Transmission of nerve impulses Curiosities about the Human Nervous System: - Humans have about 86 billion neurons (nerve cells) in the brain. - Neurons are the cells responsible for transmitting nerve impulses. - Neurons produce neurotransmitters that act on the process of transmitting nerve impulses.
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Thalamus

Thalamus: Transmitting Information to the Brain What It Is (Meaning) The thalamus is one of the regions of the diencephalon (the others being the hypothalamus and the pineal gland). It is an important nerve center located in the human brain. The word is of Greek origin, and thalamus means "room or enclosure" in Greek.
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Hypothalamus

Hypothalamus: Important Structure of the Nervous System What It Is and Location The hypothalamus is a region of the mammalian brain, located below the thalamus and above the pituitary gland (in the central interior of the two cerebral hemispheres). It is a small part of the diencephalon and considered one of the most important structures of the central nervous system.
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Poisonous Snakes

Coral snake: one of the most venomous in Brazil Summary of the main characteristics of venomous snakes - They have a triangular-shaped flat head; - Have the body covered with rough scales; - usually crawl slowly and straight; - They have two teeth that they use to inoculate the poison (toxin) in the attacking animal; - The tail of these snakes begins thickly, tapering suddenly.
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Sounds emitted by animals

Sounds made by animals: importance for survival Functions of sounds made by animals In Portuguese, as well as in foreign languages, there are names to designate the sounds made by different species of animals. Remember that many species of animals make sounds as a communication resource with other animals of the same species.
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Jabuti Piranga

Jabuti-piranga: a common reptile in Brazilian fauna What it is Jabuti-piranga is a reptile present in forests and forests of the Northeast, North, Midwest and Southeast of Brazil. This species of jabuti has the scientific name of Chelonoidis carbonaria. It is very common in Brazil for people to have jabuti-piranga as a domestic pet.
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Reptile Orders

Reptiles: Crocodiles, Snakes, Lizards and Tortoises Introduction The class of reptiles can be subdivided into three main orders according to specific physical characteristics. Chelonian Also called testudines, are reptiles that have carapace. The body of these reptiles is embedded in an oval shell consisting of a dorsal (carapace) and ventral (plastron).
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Annelids

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Herbaceous Vegetation

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