Anatomy

Anatomy of the testes
Anatomy 26 Jun 2012

Anatomy of the testes

The testes (testicles or gonads) are the primary male reproductive organs. They produce gametes (sperm) and secrete hormones, particularly testosterone.
Sweating (perspiration)
Anatomy 21 Nov 2011

Sweating (perspiration)

Sweating is the primary means of regulating body temperature. Sweat is a clear, odourless solution secreted by 4 million sweat glands in the skin.
Urinary tract
Anatomy 03 Oct 2011

Urinary tract

The urinary tract include the bladder, uretha and kidney system or renal system. It is the site of urinary tract infections (UTIs).
1 week pregnant: The last menstrual period
Anatomy 17 Aug 2010

1 week pregnant: The last menstrual period

Week 1 of pregnancy begins with menstrual bleeding. Hormonal changes cause the uterus to shed its lining and ovaries to start maturing an egg for…
2 weeks pregnant: Ovulation
Anatomy 17 Aug 2010

2 weeks pregnant: Ovulation

Week 2 of pregnancy occurs around the time of ovulation, when the egg is released in the ovary. It's the best time to have sex…
3 weeks pregnant: The beginning of human development
Anatomy 17 Aug 2010

3 weeks pregnant: The beginning of human development

Week 3 of pregnancy is the time of fertilisation (conception). The lining of the womb is ready to provide an ideal environment for a fertilised…
Sleep physiology
Anatomy 20 Jun 2010

Sleep physiology

Sleep, a state of reduced awareness and movement, occurs in a sleep cycle of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM sleep.
Anatomy of the shoulder (glenohumeral joint/scapulo-thoracic joint)
Anatomy 29 Apr 2010

Anatomy of the shoulder (glenohumeral joint/scapulo-thoracic joint)

The shoulder is comprised of a ball (humerus) and socket (scapula), bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles that move the arms and connect them to the…
Testosterone
Anatomy 19 Feb 2010

Testosterone

Testosterone is the male sex hormone and one of a group of hormones known as androgens. It can be supplemented with testosterone replacement therapy.