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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 proven itself as a middle textbook for students.

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The top and reduce limbs were divided into the bones, muscle mass, joints, and nerve and blood provide, and the publication additionally covers the outside, trunk, neck, head, viscera and apprehensive approach in a complete way.

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Some areas of the body show a constant deeper pigmentation, these being the external genital regions, the perianal region, the axilla and the areola of the breast. On the pads of the fingers and toes, and extending over the palm of the hand and sole of the foot are a series of alternating ridges and depressions. The arrangement of these ridges and depressions is highly individual, so much so that even identical twins have different patterns. It is this patterning which forms the basis for identification through finger prints.

Most of them are extremely fine so that the skin may appear hairless. There is a marked sexual difference in the distribution of coarse hair, particularly on APPENDAGES OF THE SKIN the face and trunk, and in its loss from the scalp. This coarse hair tends to become more promiThese are nails, hairs, sebaceous, sweat and nent after puberty, particularly in the axilla, mammary glands, and are all derived from the over the pubes, and on the face in males. epidermis. Except for the eyelashes, all hairs emerge obliquely from the skin surface, with the hairs in any one region doing so in the same Nails (Fig.

Between 36 and 38 days, five radiating thickenings forming the fingers and toes can be distinguished. The webs between the thickenings disappear freeing the digits. Appropriate spinal nerves grow down to the limbs: C5, 6, 7, 8 and Tl for the upper limb, and L4, 5, SI, 2 and 3 for the lower limb. Bones differentiate from the mesenchyme of the bud. The limbs grow in such a way that they rotate in opposite directions, the upper limb laterally and the lower limb medially (Fig. 1b). Consequently, the thumb becomes the lateral digit of the hand and the great toe the medial digit of the foot.

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