BRS Gross Anatomy (7th Edition) (Board Review Series) by Harold M. Chung, Kyung Won Chung

By Harold M. Chung, Kyung Won Chung

This revised 7th variation prepares scholars for first-year anatomy classes and the USMLE Step 1. Written within the renowned Board overview sequence define structure, this article offers the necessities of human anatomy within the kind of concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions on the finish of every bankruptcy emphasize board-relevant details and make allowance for self-testing to substantiate strengths and discover components of weak spot. The a hundred query complete examination on the finish of the ebook is a brilliant prep software for the particular exam!

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Quadrangular Space (Figures 2-12 and 2-13) ■ ■ Is bounded superiorly by the teres minor and subscapularis muscles, inferiorly by the teres major muscle, medially by the long head of the triceps, and laterally by the surgical neck of the humerus. Transmits the axillary nerve and the posterior humeral circumflex vessels. C. Triangular Space (Upper) ■ ■ Is bounded superiorly by the teres minor muscle, inferiorly by the teres major muscle, and laterally by the long head of the triceps. Contains the circumflex scapular vessels.

The fascia is a fibrous sheet or band that covers the body under the skin and invests the muscles. Although they are fibrous, tendons connect muscles to bones or cartilage, aponeuroses serve as the means of origin or insertion of a flat muscle, and ligaments connect bones to bones or cartilage. Synovial tendon sheets are tubular sacs filled with synovial fluid that wrap around the tendons. 2. The answer is D. Smooth muscles in the gastrointestinal tract are innervated by both parasympathetic and sympathetic nerves.

Cancer may also attach to and shorten the lactiferous ducts, resulting in a retracted or inverted nipple. It may invade the deep fascia of the pectoralis major muscle, so that the contraction of the muscle produces a sudden upward movement of the entire breast. indd 35 2/23/11 1:52:28 PM 36 BRS Gross Anatomy CLINICAL CORRELATES Radical mastectomy is the extensive surgical removal of the breast and its related structures, including the pectoralis major and minor muscles, axillary lymph nodes and fascia, and part of the thoracic wall.

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