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Why do we suture a large wound?
Difference between exocrine and endocrine glands.Exocrine glands release their secretion to the exterior of the body or into a hollow organ that opens to the outside of the body, these secretions have local actions only- can only affect the cells in their general vicinityEndocrine glands lack ducts and secrete their products (usually hormones) directly into the blood.Examples of cartilage; where they are and what they do.Hyaline cartilage- support, protection, resists compression. Found between bones in joints, between sternum and ribs, nose, and respiratory tractFibrocartilage- support, protection, resists compression. Found in in vertebral discsElastic cartilage- involved in producing and detecting sound. Found in ears and epiglottis of larynxBone- support, protection, provides leverage for movement, stores calcium. Found in bonesBlood- transports nutrients, gases, wastes, and immune cells. Found within blood vessels and chambers of the heartWhat is edema?What is a scar?What is a keloid?What do we mean by malignant and benign cancer?