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Difference Between Male and Female Mandibles

The following table summarises the difference between male and female mandible. Features Male mandible Female mandible Size Larger and thicker Smaller andthinner Height of the body Greater Lesser Angle of mandible Everted Inverted Chin Quadrilateral Rounded Inferior border ofbody of mandible Irregular Smooth Condyles Larger Smaller Hope you found that article useful. We are glad …

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Facial Muscles supplied by Facial Nerve – Quick Summary

The following table summarizes the Innervation of facial muscles by the terminal branches of facial nerve. Terminal branches offacial nerve Muscles innervated Temporal branch • Upper part of the orbicularis oculi• Frontalis• Corrugator supercilii Zygomatic branch Lower part of the orbicularis oculi Buccal branches(a) upper buccalbranch • Zygomaticus major and minor• Levator anguli oris• Levator …

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Gaps in The Pharyngeal Wall and Structures Passing Through Them

The following table summarizes he gaps in the pharyngeal wall and structures passing through them. Gap Structures passingthrough them Between the base of skull andthe upper concave border ofsuperior constrictor (sinus ofMorgagni) • Auditory tube• Levator palati muscle• Ascending palatine artery• Palatine branch of theascending pharyngeal artery Between the superior andmiddle constrictors • Stylopharyngeus muscle• …

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Difference Between The Eustachian Tube of Infants and Adults

The following table summarizes the differences between the eustachian tube of an infant and an adult Infant Adult Length 18 mm 36 mm Direction More or lesshorizontal (makes anangle of 10° with thehorizontal plane) Oblique, directeddownwards, forwardsand medially (makesan angle of 45° withthe horizontal plane) Angulation ofisthmus No angulation Angulation present Hope you found that …

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Branches of The Internal Carotid Artery

The following table summarises the branches of the internal carotid artery. Part Branches Cervical part No branches Petrous part 1. Caroticotympanic branches2. Pterygoid branch Cavernous part 1. Cavernous branches2. Superior and inferior hypophyseal arteries Cerebral part 1. Ophthalmic artery2. Anterior choroidal artery3. Posterior communicating artery4. Terminal branches5. Anterior cerebral artery6. Middle cerebral artery Want to …

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Anatomical Features of Male and Female Skull

The following table summarises the difference between Anatomical Features of Male and Female skull. Male Female Bones Thicker and heavier Thinner and lighter Cranial capacity More Less Muscular markingsand ridges Well-marked, henceseen prominently Not well-marked Superciliary arches Prominent Not prominent Mastoid process Prominent Less prominent Frontal and parietaltubers Less prominent Prominent Hope you found that …

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Origin, Insertion, Nerve supply and Actions of Muscles of Adductor Compartment of Thigh

The following table summarizes the origin, insertion, nerve supply, and actions of muscles of the adductor compartment of the thigh. This is an important table for USMLE, PLAB, NEXT-PG. Remember this by heart. Muscle Origin Insertion Nerve supply Actions Pectineus (flat, quadrilateral muscle, composite muscle) • Pecten pubis• Upper half of the pectineal surface of …

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Metatarsal Shapes and their Articulations

The following table summarizes the shapes of the proximal surfaces of the bases of the metatarsals and their articulations. These are sometimes asked in medical school exams and in USMLE, PLAB, NEXT-PG. Metatarsal Shape of the articularsurface Articulation 1st Kidney-shaped Medial cuneiform 2nd Triangular Intermediate cuneiform 3rd Triangular Lateral cuneiform 4th Quadrangular Cuboid 5th Triangular …

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Parts of The Male Urethra – Differences between Prostatic, Membranous and Spongy Urethra

The following table summarizes the different parts of the Male Urethra Features Prostatic part Membranous part Spongy part Location Within prostate Within urogenital diaphragm Within penis (corpus spongiosum) Length 3 cm 1.5–2 cm 15 cm Shape in cross section Horseshoe shaped Star-shaped In the bulb—trapezoidIn the body—transverse slitAt external urethral orifice—vertical slit Diameter anddilatability Widest …

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Coverings of Direct and Indirect Inguinal Hernias

The following table enlists the Coverings of the Direct and Indirect inguinal hernias. Indirect inguinal hernia Direct inguinal hernia • Extraperitoneal tissue• Internal spermatic fascia• Cremasteric fascia• External spermatic fascia• Skin • Extraperitoneal tissue• Fascia transversalis• Conjoint tendon (in medial direct hernia)• Cremaster fascia (in lateral direct hernia)• External spermatic fascia• Skin Hope you found …

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