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Welcome to Dissectible Me. Human anatomy in 5-minute chunks.
In this series, we will cover everything from introductions to bodily systems, to some very focused but fascinating nuggets of anatomy knowledge. One rule, it must be covered in 5 minutes only! So join us as we set the timer and rattle through some human anatomy.

Created by;
Sam Webster
Chris Summers

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Welcome to Dissectible Me. Human anatomy in 5-minute chunks.
In this series, we will cover everything from introductions to bodily systems, to some very focused but fascinating nuggets of anatomy knowledge. One rule, it must be covered in 5 minutes only! So join us as we set the timer and rattle through some human anatomy.

Created by;
Sam Webster
Chris Summers

    Phrenic nerve

    Phrenic nerve

    The phrenic nerve is well known for its role in innervating the diaphragm and its roots in the C3, 4 and 5 spinal nerves. It also innervates the pericardium, is implicated in the runner's stitch pain and can be responsible for pain in the shoulder.

    • 6 min
    Sciatic nerve

    Sciatic nerve

    The largest nerve in the body has many spinal nerve roots in the low back that are often the cause of pain in the lower limb. Let's quickly describe the anatomy of this huge nerve.

    • 6 min
    Atherosclerosis - the artery disease

    Atherosclerosis - the artery disease

    One of the huge reasons that exercise and a good diet are so important is atherosclerosis. This pathology describes a change to the walls of arteries that can cause narrowing, rupture or blocking of an artery. If this occurs in an artery supplying blood to the heart or the brain this will probably cause death, and is a leading cause of death in western countries.

    • 7 min
    Skin anatomy

    Skin anatomy

    It's the largest organ in the body (or on the body)? You can't live without it, it is an entire system of the body (the integumentary system), it is the major sensory organ, and it gets wrinkly as you get older. Skin!

    • 6 min
    Epithelium

    Epithelium

    There are only four tissues that make up the body (epithelial, connective, muscle and nervous). We should talk about epithelia and carcinoma.

    • 5 min
    Erb's palsy

    Erb's palsy

    Erb's palsy is an upper brachial plexus injury and is an example of why learning the anatomy of the brachial plexus is important. How does this palsy present and what has been injured?

    • 5 min

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Helping me with my Sport & Exercise Therapy Degree

Thank you Sam and Chris for these brilliantly bite sized podcasts. Clear, concise and great for helping me learn all my A&P for my degree.

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