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Anatomy

The human body is an amazing network of organs and systems that work together to keep us alive. From the heart pumping blood throughout the body to the immune system keeping us healthy, learning how the different parts of the human anatomy function can help you understand how various conditions can affect your health.
The bladder works with the kidneys to remove waste from the body.

Bladder

The bladder works with the kidneys to rid the body of waste products from the blood through urine. Learn more about its function and tips for a health...

Blood and blood vessels carry cells, nutrients and oxygen around the body.

Blood and blood vessels

The heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions.

Illustration of bones and muscles.

Bones, muscles and joints

Bones, muscles and joints make up the musculoskeletal system. Learn more about their function and conditions related to the bones, muscles and joints.

Your central nervous system is made up of your brain and your spinal cord.

Central nervous system

Your central nervous system (CNS) is made up of your brain and your spinal cord. Learn more about its role and the different parts of the brain.

The digestive system breaks down food into nutrients.

Digestive system

Your digestive system breaks down the food you eat into nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Find out about how it works and some relat...

Your ear has three parts – outer, middle and inner.

Ears

Ears gather sounds. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care about them.

Light enters the eyes through the cornea and is converted into electrical signals, that your brain converts into sight.

Eyes

They’re your windows on the world. Discover more about your eyes’ functions, related conditions, and how to care for them.

The female reproductive system contains the organs that prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy on a regular cycle.

Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system contains the organs responsible for reproduction. Learn about its functions and what can go wrong.

The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen.

Heart

The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen. Find out about how it works and a number of health problems related...

Glands, such as the pancreas, make up the hormonal system.

Hormonal system

The hormonal system influences your metabolism, growth and many other functions. Learn more about what it is and conditions related to the hormonal sy...

Immune system

Your body's immune system is designed to protect you from, or get rid of, infection. Find out more about how the immune system works.

The kidneys sit in the abdomen

Kidneys

The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they ...

Examination of lymph nodes.

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes filter blood and fight infection. They also play an important role in cancer diagnosis. Find out more about lymph nodes and how they work.

The male reproductive system is responsible for reproduction.

Male reproductive system

The male reproductive system contains the external genitals and internal parts, including the prostate gland. Learn about how it works and what can go...

Diagnostic image of human teeth.

Mouth and teeth

A healthy mouth is important to your overall health, and for eating, drinking, breathing and speaking.

The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles and the nerves serving them.

Neuromuscular system

The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.

Among other things the nose and throat help us breathe, smell and swallow.

Nose and throat

The nose and throat are part of the respiratory system, responsible for your sense of smell and swallowing. Learn about their functions and what can g...

Your nervous system controls much of what your body does.

Nervous system

Your nervous system controls much of what your body does including walking, speaking and other activities. Learn more about how it works.

Diagnostic image of respiratory system

Respiratory system

Your respiratory system brings oxygen into your body and helps to remove carbon dioxide. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.

Illustration of human skin layers

Skin

Skin covers your body and has many important functions. It protects you from weather and infection, and helps to control your body temperature. Learn ...

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Anatomy | Labia Library

Labia Library - Anatomy - Labelled diagram of a vulva showing the location of the vagina, pubic hair, clitoris, urethra, labia minora, labia majora and anus.

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Eye anatomy - myDr.com.au

View this anatomical diagram of the eye, showing the eye structure, including the pupil, iris, cornea, retina and optic nerve.

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Tooth anatomy - myDr.com.au

View this image of the structure of a normal tooth and see what's underneath the enamel of your teeth.

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Ear anatomy - myDr.com.au

View this anatomical diagram of your ear to see how the inner ear, middle ear and external ear work together to allow you to hear.

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Hand anatomy and physiology | myVMC

The hand consists of the bones, muscles and tendons of wrist, palm and fingers. Its movement is controlled by muscles in the arms.

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Nails anatomy and physiology | myVMC

Nails consist of dead, keratinised cells. These cells make up the nail plate which is the structure that covers the nail bed and the matrix underneath it.

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Anatomy of the Testes | myVMC

The testes (testicles or gonads) are the primary male reproductive organs. They produce gametes (sperm) and secrete hormones, particularly testosterone.

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Ear anatomy and physiology | myVMC

The ear, a sensory organ that enables hearing and regulates balance and coordination, has three parts. The outer and middle transmit sound to the inner ear.

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Spinal Cord Anatomy and Function | myVMC

The spinal cord connects the brain to other parts of the body via the vertebrae and enables walking and reflexes. It is part of the central nervous system.

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