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Central Nervous System Peripheral Nervous System
1,688 words... ws the cross-bridge to detach and re-attach to another active site on an actin molecule. This contraction cycle is repeated as long as free calcium is available to bind the troponin and ATP is available to provide the energy. The signal to stop contraction is the absence of the nerve impulse at the neuromuscular junction. When this occurs, an energy requiring calcium pump located within the sarcoplasmic reticulum begins to move the calcium back into the sarcoplasmic reticulum. This removal o...
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Part Of The Body Encyclopaedia Britannica
1,248 wordsCanada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the Northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it from Greenland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's second largest country, surpassed in size only by Russia. Canada has a total area of 9, 970, 610 sq. km (3, 849, 652 sq. mi), of which 755, 180 sq. km (291, 575 sq. mi) is covered by bodies ...
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White Blood Cells Part Of The Body
1,146 wordsHow the Immune System Works The immune system defends the body from attack by "invaders" recognized as foreign. It is an extraordinarily complex system that relies on an elaborate and dynamic communications network that exists among the many different kinds of immune system cells that patrol the body. At the "heart" of the system is the ability to recognize and respond to substances called antigens whether they are infectious agents or part of the body, which are called self antigens. T and B Ce...
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19 Th Century Point Of View
1,422 wordsFetishism A fetish is a thing or an object, which, according to the beliefs or psychological attitude of a person, has a supernatural influence, power or abilities, or from the other point of view, a thing which has supremacy over people. Fetishism is the condition of belonging to such mental or conscious dependency. In other words, a fetish is an entity, which attracts unusual, anomalous attention of a person, and drastically dominates in the perception of the situation. Correspondently, fetish...
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Tay Sachs Disease White Blood Cells
2,021 words... would fatally digest itself away. Some of these enzymes break down proteins, others attack fats, and still others disassemble the nucleic acids that make up DNA and RNA (Bourne, 1992, p. 123). Lynosomes don't always work right. When they fail, the result can be catastrophic disease. In Tay-Sachs disease, for example, victims have inherited a faulty gene, which leads to a defective enzyme or no enzyme at all. As a result certain undigested molecules accumulate in the lysosomes, gradually lead...
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Part Of The Body Spiritual Realm
2,452 wordsFather of the holistic health movement in the west, Edgar Cayce was a Christian mystic, and probably the most documented clairvoyant of the 20 th century. He grew up on a small farm near Hopkinsville, Kentucky in, 1877. Hints of his abilities became apparent at a young age. At the age of 21 he would enter a hypnotic sleep, which allowed him to remember his school lessons from years before, which he learned by sleeping on his books. By this way he was able to find a cure for his own throat paraly...
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Part Of The Body Breast Cancer
1,203 wordsCancer is not just one disease but rather a group of diseases. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells form a lump or mass called a tumor. Cells from the tumor can break away and travel to other parts of the body. There they can continue to grow. This spreading process is called metastasis. When cancer spreads, it is still named after the part of the body where it started. For example, if breast cancer spreads to the lungs, it is ...
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York New York Part Of The Body
1,711 wordsAnku, Vincent. Lung Cancer bibliography Anku, Vincent. treatment of cancer. Seattle, Washington: Doubleday and company Inc. , 1986. Lung, Cancer. 4 November 1998. web Adults cancer help in the uk. http: //mowed. bad. ac. uk / cancer help /public / specific /lung /indx. html. Cancer. the New Illustrated Medical and Health Encyclopedia. 1959. Laszio, John. Understanding Cancer. New York, New York: Harper and Row. 1984. Hole, Arthur. Cancer Book. Garden city, New York: Madrona Publishing Inc. , 198...
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Part Of The Body Massage Therapy
1,347 wordsMy discovery of massage therapy's healing powers resulted directly from trying to break a friends ribs. I was taking my first kickboxing class, and Hugh, a two-year veteran of the sport, encouraged me to try my roundhouse kick on him a bit faster and harder. Who could pass up such an invitation? Crouched down, I swelled my body and, with venom, kicked the punching bag he was holding. It felt good. Next I went for the kill, and connected so high and fast that I ripped my hip muscles. That was six...
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Part Of The Body Digestive System
510 wordsQi Gong is an age old study of the natural energies of the body. It has been used in China for thousands of years, developing inner strength, energy, and clear channels, through which vital chi are flowing. It has been proven through history that this will keep people healthy and disease free, connecting the body, spirit, focusing on breathing, concentration and physical movements. Qi Gong is an introduction to Chi Nei Tsang, which is the practice healing from within. It does not treat symptoms ...
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Part Of The Body Breast Cancer
1,207 wordsPlease Read This Warning Before You Use This Essay for Anything (It Might Save Your Life) Aspects of Breast Cancer According to the American Cancer Society, in the United States in 1997 alone, 180, 000 people were diagnosed with a horrible disease. Of all types of cancer breast cancer ranks second and is the number one cancer which is fatal in women between ages of 15 to 54. This cancer is within the top three cancers of all women above the age of 15. This awful disease is breast cancer. Breast ...
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Back And Forth Part Of The Body
607 wordsVolleyball, perhaps one of the most widely known sports in the world, is, like many other sports, one that had very humble beginnings, but blossomed into a fad that swept across the United States and the world in the space of a few years. In Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895, a man named William G. Morgan (the P. E. director of the local YMCA) was looking to create a game for the businessmen that wouldn t require much physical contact. He blended elements of many sports and came up with a game that...
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