6 edition of On the structure and use of the spleen. found in the catalog.
|Statement||By Henry Gray ...|
|LC Classifications||QP187 .G8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 p. l., [vii]-xix, 380 p.|
|Number of Pages||380|
|LC Control Number||08002835|
The spleen reaches peak development at puberty, in rats, followed by gradual involution (Losco, ). In dogs, the spleen increases in weight during the first 6 months of life (HoganEsch and Hahn, ). Numerous references discuss the effects of aging on lymphocyte function and changes in the distribution of lymphocyte subsets. Figure Spleen (a) The spleen is attached to the stomach. (b) A micrograph of spleen tissue shows the germinal center. The marginal zone is the region between the red pulp and white pulp, which sequesters particulate antigens from the circulation and presents these antigens to lymphocytes in the white pulp. EM ×
Spleen. The spleen is located in the upper left abdominal cavity, just beneath the diaphragm, and posterior to the is similar to a lymph node in shape and structure but it is much larger. The spleen is the largest lymphatic organ in the body. Surrounded by a connective tissue capsule, which extends inward to divide the organ into lobules, the spleen consists of two types of tissue. The spleen was felt by the ancient Greeks and Romans to play a significant role in human physiology. Aristotle thought that the spleen was on the left side of the body as a counterweight to the right-sided liver. 1 He believed that the spleen was important in drawing off “residual humors” from the stomach. The close relation of the stomach and spleen and the presence of the short gastric.
Start studying The Spleen: anatomy, physiology, and function. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. You may have heard people use the phrase "venting spleen" – not referring to the body part itself, but as a way to describe letting out anger or frustration. The word "spleen" has come to be used metaphorically as a synonym for "anger". This is because in medieval times, the spleen was thought to be the literal, physical source of a hot temper.
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Structure of Spleen It is a dark purple-coloured organ, which lies in the left hypochondriae region of the abdomen, between the fundus of the stomach and the diaphragm.
It varies in size and weight during the lifetime of an individual but in an adult is usually about 12 cm long, 8cm broad and cm thick weighing about gm. White pulp throughout the spleen is surrounded by red pulp.
Red pulp is composed of splenic cords (Cords of Billroth) and a large volume of venous sinuses, which gives the structure a red appearance histologically. Splenic cords provide the organ structure through reticulin and fibrils as well as a reservoir of monocytes to aid in wound healing.
The spleen is encased in a thick connective-tissue capsule. Inside, the mass of splenic tissue is of two types, the red pulp and the white pulp, which do not separate into regions but intermingle and are distributed throughout the spleen. The white pulp is lymphoid tissue that usually surrounds splenic blood red pulp is a network of splenic cords (cords of Billroth) and sinusoids.
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The spleen is an organ located in the upper left abdomen, and is roughly the size of a clenched fist. In the adult, the spleen functions mainly as a blood filter, removing old red blood cells. It also plays a role in both cell-mediated and humoral immune responses/5(62).
The spleen is an organ found in virtually all r in structure to a large lymph node, it acts primarily as a blood word spleen comes from Ancient Greek σπλήν (splḗn).
The spleen plays important roles in regard to red blood cells (erythrocytes) and the immune system. It removes old red blood cells and holds a reserve of blood, which can be valuable in case of. The spleen is part of your body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps remove cellular waste, maintain fluid balance, and make and activate infection-fighting white blood cells for the.
In this thoroughly revised and updated second edition, a panel of distinguished clinical researchers from around the world takes stock of the wealth of new knowledge about the human spleen and applies it to the pathology and treatment of splenic diseases.
This much enriched understanding encompasses the spleen's complex role in immunological defense, the recently defined function of. Spleen Definition.
The spleen is a small organ, typically located on the left side of the body, behind the ribcage and is the largest organ in the body’s lymphatic system, which is responsible for promoting immune function, filtering the blood, and managing blood volume.
The lymphatic system is the system of ducts and lymph nodes which are found under the skin. Since the publication of The Complete Spleen: Structure, Function, and Clinical Disorders under the title of The Spleen inthere has appeared a wealth of new information that now demands incorporation into the diagnosis and management of patients with splenic disorders.
In this 2nd edition, an international panel of distinguished clinical. C.E. Grossi, P.M. Lydyard, in Encyclopedia of Immunology (Second Edition), Structure of the spleen.
The human spleen is surrounded by a capsule of dense connective tissue containing relatively little muscle and therefore incapable of the extensive contraction exhibited by the muscular capsule of the spleen in dogs and cats. A rich branching network of trabeculae from the internal.
Spleen 1. SPLEENMaria A Gomez 2. Spleen is an important internal organ that is on average not larger than the size of a fist. It’s part of the circulatory acts as a filter for vital for human survival.
What is a SPLEEN. The spleen removes old red blood cells (erythrocytes. I would highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in this organ. Although the spleen is a typically a mysterious organ to most of us, after reading this book, one will have a much better concept about its structure and function.
"-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal. Since the publication of The Complete Spleen: Structure, Function, and Clinical Disorders under the title of The Spleen inthere has appeared a wealth of new information that now demands incorporation into the diagnosis and management of patients with splenic disorders.
WebMD's Spleen Anatomy Page provides a detailed picture, definition, and information about the spleen. Learn about its function, location in the body, and conditions that can affect the spleen. The structure of the spleen is such that two compartments can be distinguished: the blood-containing red pulp; and the white pulp, which is full of lymphoid cells.
On the structure and use of the spleen by Gray, Henry, Publication date Topics Spleen Publisher London, J. Parker and son Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Bibliography: p. The spleen is an approximately 5-inch by 3-inch organ that is located in the upper left abdominal area. It is located just behind the stomach and under the diaphragm.
The spleen has many roles; it filters the blood and removes old, abnormal, and damaged red blood cells. It. Spleen 1. Universidad de Guadalajara Centro Universitario Ciencias de la Salud SpleenGiovanna Lazcano Sherman Dr. Héctor Manuel Virgen Ayala November Dr.
Benjamín Robles Mariscal 2. Anatomy Develops from mesenchymal cells in the dorsal mesogastrium during the fifth week of gestation. The spleen is found on the left side of your body, behind the stomach on a level with the 9th to 11th ribs.
It is similar in structure to a lymph node and is the largest lymphatic organ in the body. The spleen contains two main types of tissue - white pulp and red pulp. Normal Structure, Function, and Histology of the Spleen MARK F. C ESTA Integrated Laboratory Systems, Inc., Durham, North CarolinaUSA ABSTRACT The spleen is the largest secondary immune organ in the body and is responsible for initiating .the spleen serves several functions, including (1) _____of bacteria and other foreign materials in the blood as part of the body's defense (red and white pulp); (2) phagocytosis of old, defective erythrocytes and platelets from circulating blood (red pulp); and (3) serving as a reservoir for platelets (red pulp).
The spleen lies vertically on the left side of the cranial abdomen. It is attached to the greater curvature of the stomach by the gastrosplenic ligament.
The spleen is enclosed in a capsule of fibrous and elastic tissue that extends into the parenchyma as trabeculae.