Monthly Archives: February 2011 - Page 2

Anatomical structures and their Origin in general

Ectoderm Structures meeting the external environment are ectodermal in origin:Skin Mucous covering of parts of external orifices Oral cavity Anal canal Vagina Urethra Mesoderm Serous lining of body cavities and endothelial lining of CVS,lymphatics and lymphnodes Bone,muscle,cartilage Connective tissue of …

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Autosomal dominant conditions mnemonic

Given below¬† is a list of Autosomal dominant conditions,this is just a small list, there are many other Autosomal dominant diseases out there. DOMINANT D= Dystrophicas Myotonic. O= Ostogenesis Imperfecta. M= Marfans syndrome. I= Intermittent Porphyria. N= Noonans Symdrome. A= …

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Mnemonics for arterial branches.

External carotid artery branches Sister Lucy’s Powdered Face Often Attracts Silly Medicos  Before entering the parotid gland: Superior thyroid Lingual Posterior auricular Facial Occipital Ascending pharyngeal  Ends as: Superficial temporal and Maxillary bifurcating in the in the parotid …

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Nerves passing through Superior Orbital fissure

This is one of the favorite questions of examiners and often the most confusing topic for students.I found this interesting mnemonic on net, it is wonderful as SONIA looks good but I don’t know how her liver is, so let …

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Tips to Master mnemonics

One of the best ways to learn and memorize important and confusing topics is to learn via association. Mnemonic is a way of associating the unknown with the known through rhymes, absurd images, Names etc. Mastering mnemonics is an art,it …

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