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What does "parenchymal organs" mean?

Parenchyma is functional tissue, i. e. tissue that has a specific function. Organs are built from functional tissue and connective/structural tissue (stroma). In the kidney this is e. g. Gerota's ...
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What keeps our organs in place?

They’re fastened together by blood vessels, nerves and most importantly, connective tissue, muscles and bones. Image Source: anatomyorgan.com Image Source: Britannica The same holds true for other ...
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What is the minimum energy needed to stay alive?

Resting energy The number you are looking for is basically the energy the body needs in a resting state. When resting, we assume that no energy is used for any actions but vital ones, as the body is ...
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What’s keeping us from growing organs from stem cells?

Whilst the Science Museum of London points out that we seem to be close to developing complete human organs, there appears to be a few more years before we are able to grow the first complete usable ...
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Can removal of internal organs (such as in hysterectomy) affect the posture of the body or the stomach?

I would say consult a doctor to confirm the problem. Removal of the Uterus usually doesn't cause to much of a shift, but I am sure there are a very few instances when it does. The uterus typically ...
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Good popular informative video guides to human anatomy?

Free videos with subtitles: Introduction to Anatomy: basic anatomical terms, planes, positions, directions..a single 20 min video Kenhub, comprehensive, organized, with basic anatomical terms, ...
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How feasible is the discovery of the organ „interstitium“ (opposed to it just being interstitial space)?

Short answer The authors explicitly mention to have found a component of tissues, not an organ. Background The authors make no mention of an 'organ'. Here's an excerpt from the Discussion section ...
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What is the minimum energy needed to stay alive?

It sounds like what you are looking for is the basal metabolic rate, which is the rate that you expend energy at rest, which roughly translates to the minimum rate that you need to consume energy in ...
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Could a living donor donate their liver multiple times in their lifetime?

Liver donation - an act of great honor - should only be done once. Liver regeneration occurs via compensatory hyperplasia. Regeneration of the liver can be more correctly defined as compensatory ...
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Is there a point of being an Organ Donor if my blood type is AB Negative?

According to the standard blood compatibility chart: (image from Owlcation: The Basics of Blood and Blood Typing - Wikipedia file) AB blood types can only donate to other AB blood types, but AB ...
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Permanent damage from anti-inflammatory

NSAIDs can also cause stomach ulcers, which may be fatal if left untreated. You can actually bleed to death.References:for ulcers:NCBIWebMDfor death:NCBIWebMD
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