Understanding of the neuroendocrine system provides an insight into a wide range of bodily and mental processes. Neuroendocrinology and Behavior brings its readers a concise guide to up-to-date knowledge on the function of the endocrine glands and organs in association with neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, and behavioral manifestations. Various forms of stress response, e.g. anxiety and cognitive changes, have been intrinsic to both ourselves and other species.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Atlas of human anatomy" presents the following contents: Abdomen (topographic anatomy, peritoneal cavity, visceral vasculature,...), pelvis and perineum (bones and ligaments, pelvic floor and contents, urinary bladder,...), Upper Limb, Lower Limb.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Pearls and pitfalls in abdominal imaging (Pseudotumors, variants and other difficult diagnoses" presents the following contents: Retroperitoneum, gastrointestinal tract, peritoneal cavity, ovaries, uterus and vagina, bladder, pelvic soft tissues, groin, broin.
abase v. To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
abbess n. The lady superior of a nunnery.
abbey n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of
monks or nuns.
abbot n. The superior of a community of monks.
abdicate v. To give up (royal power or the like).
abdomen n. In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor;
abdominal n. Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
abduction n. A carrying away of a person against his will,...
Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 121. Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses
Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses: Introduction
Intraperitoneal infections generally arise because a normal anatomic barrier is disrupted. This disruption may occur when the appendix, a diverticulum, or an ulcer ruptures; when the bowel wall is weakened by ischemia, tumor, or inflammation (e.g.
Intraperitoneal infections generally arise because a normal anatomic barrier is disrupted. This disruption may occur when the appendix, a diverticulum, or an ulcer ruptures; when the bowel wall is weakened by ischemia, tumor, or inflammation (e.g., in inflammatory bowel disease); or with adjacent inflammatory processes, such as pancreatitis or pelvic inflammatory disease, in which enzymes (in the former case) or organisms (in the latter) may leak into the peritoneal cavity.