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Name: Scapula

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The scapula forms the posterior part of the bony shoulder girdle. It is a predominantly flat, triangular bone, which mainly serves as muscle's origin and has a loose-jointed connection with humerus and collarbone (clavicle).

Name: Jejunum

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The jejunum is the 2-2.5 meters long middle part of the small intestine, situated between duodenum and ileum. Its structure is characterized by intestinal glands (crypts of Lieberk├╝hn) and high circular folds.

Name: Uterus

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The uterus, or the womb, is the female sexual organ in which the fertilised ova mature to an embryo foetus before the birth. All female mammals have a uterus. In the following, only the human uterus will be considered.

Name: Knee joint

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The knee joint is made up of two parts. The articulation of the femur and tibia is termed femoro-tibial joint (articulatio femorotibialis). The connection between the femur and patella is called femoropatellar joint (articulatio femoropatellaris).

Name: Renal failure

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Renal failure is defined as the hypofunction of one or both kidneys. In the course of renal failure, the concentration of urophanic substances (creatinin, urea, uric acid, and orthers) in the blood increases.

Name: Pneumonia

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A pneumonia is defined as the inflammation of the tissue of the lung. Possible causes for pneumonia are bacteria, viruses, fungi, aspiration of gastric juice, parasites, toxins (eg. by inhaling caustic gases), and other factors.

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Name: Syphilis

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Syphilis is a venereal disease caused by an infection with treponema pallidum. It belongs to the sexually transmissible diseases.

Name: HIV

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The HIV is an RNA virus belonging to the group of Lentiviridae within the family of Retroviridae, which causes an HIV disease that typically leads to AIDS in the late stage. So far, two types of HIVs are known, HIV 1 (inclusive of subtype 0) and HIV 2. HIV is the best examined and most researched of all viruses.

Name: Diabetes mellitus

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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a severe metabolic disease that is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) and numerous accompanying symptoms.

Name: Bronchial asthma

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Bronchial asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the respiratory tract, which is characterized by bronchial hyperreactivity and respiratory obstruction.

Name: Pancreas

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The pancreas is a gland organ situated crosswise in the human epigastric region, which produces digestive enzymes and hormones.

Name: Heart failure

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Heart failure is present when the heart is unable to provide the cardiac output needed by the organism at normal end-diastolic ventricular pressure.

Name: Dental caries

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Dental caries is a multifactorial disease of the hard substance of the tooth, which when untreated increasingly destroys the structure and function of the teeth and leads to tooth loss.

Name: Lymphatic vessel system

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The lymphatic vessel system is a one-way system in the human body composed of lymph vessels, whose main function is the return transport of tissue fluid (lymph) from the periphery into the central circulation.

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