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Diaphragm

Diaphragm

(Science: anatomy) The thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the chest from the abdomen. Electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves.A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration.A contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix.Tissue found in mammals that can be found around the lungs, which plays a role in breathing.


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Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... parents with genetics from a low altitude, but is raised and lives at a high altitude. So they will probably have more red blood cells, a stronger diaphragm, a stronger heart, etc. This would allow them to (for example) exert themselves for longer under our conditions (but they could only act normally ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue May 29, 2012 4:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
Replies: 3
Views: 2829

I need help about cardiovascular system.

... kidneys and large intestine. (T) ----------------------------------------- Name a vascular and a non-vascular lumen that pass through or by the diaphragm. Vascular : vena cava, arota Non-vascular: esophagus Am I right? Thank You Guys..

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by kingofgameyg
Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:11 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help about cardiovascular system.
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Views: 1811

fields of application for an university project with Cern

... studying at the Vienna University of BA and Economics. Currently, I am working on a student project with CERN on alternative applications for the Diaphragm technique. Our goal is to find further fields of application for this technology in order to bring a high value to a broad range of people ...

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by IdeaGeneration
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:18 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fields of application for an university project with Cern
Replies: 0
Views: 797

Re: Vagus Nerve

... system. The parasympathetic nerve fibres are carried in the vagus, or 10th cranial, nerve. As the vagus nerve passes through the opening in the diaphragm together with the esophagus, branches of the right vagus nerve spread over the posterior part of the stomach, while the left vagus nerve... ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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Views: 160727

Re: help find an interesting genomics/proteomics journal article

... S, Ohlendieck K. Proteomic profiling of antisense-induced exon skipping reveals reversal of pathobiochemical abnormalities in dystrophic mdx diaphragm. Proteomics. 2009 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19132684

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by jonmoulton
Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:11 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: help find an interesting genomics/proteomics journal article
Replies: 2
Views: 1487
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