Definition Of Mesoderm

Mesoderm: The mesoderm forms mesenchyme, mesothelium, non-epithelial blood cells, and coelomocytes. Mesothelium lines coeloms. Mesoderm forms the muscles in a process known as myogenesis, septa (cross-wise partitions), and mesenteries (length-wise partitions); and forms part of the gonads (the rest being …

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Hypoglossal Nerve Disorders

Hypoglossal Nerve

Hypoglossal Nerve Disorders Hypoglossal Nerve: The hypoglossal nerve is the twelfth cranial nerve, and innervates all the extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the tongue, except for the palatoglossus which is innervated by the vagus nerve. It is a nerve with a solely motor function. The nerve arises from the hypoglossal nucleus in …

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What Is Specific Volume?

Specific Volume

Specific Volume: Imagine a rock weighing 5 kg (about 11 pounds). You can probably picture the size of a rock like that – while you could carry it around, you couldn’t exactly start skipping it on a lake. Now imagine …

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