December 2022 - C.I.P.H.I

Month: December 2022

Hirsutism/ Facial Hair

Hirsutism/ Facial Hair Hirsutism (Facial Hair) is a condition in women and AFAB (people assigned females at birth) with abnormal facial hair growth in a male-like pattern. In hirsutism dark and coarse hair grows on the face, cheek, and chin. The extra hair growth arises as a result of excessive androgens (male hormones), primarily testosterone.

Anatomical Terminologies

The language of anatomy will probably be unfamiliar to you at first. But once you have understood the basic word roots, combining word forms, prefixes, and suffixes you will find that anatomical terminologies are not as difficult as you first imagined. Anatomical Positions When anatomists or doctors refer to specific areas of the human body,

Level of Structural Organization of Body

Level of Structural Organization of Body Before you begin to study the different structures and functions of the human body, it is helpful to consider its basic architecture; that is, how its smallest parts are assembled into larger structures. It is convenient to consider the structures of the body in terms of fundamental levels of

What are Anatomy and Physiology

Introduction to Anatomy /What are Anatomy and Physiology The word anatomy has been derived from the Greek word “Anatome”, which means to cut up. Anatomy studies structures/parts that compose the organs and finally make up the body. It also explains how those structures relate to one another. The study of anatomy includes many sub-specialties. These

E Coli (Escherichia coli)

What is E Coli (Escherichia coli) E Coli or Escherichia Coli is a gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic, Coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia found in the environment, food, and intestines of humans and other warm-blooded animals. Most types of E Coli are either harmless or less harmful and cause relatively brief diarrhea. But there are a

Dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis)

What is Dandruff Dandruff is a common and unserious skin condition that causes the skin, particularly scalp skin to flake. It is not an infectious and contagious disease, but its treatment might be difficult. In dandruff, the skin remains itchy but it can be embarrassing when small flakes of skin are shed on the shoulders