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eMedTV Anatomy A-Z
Eyes - Heart
This page contains links to eMedTV Anatomy containing information on subjects from Eyes to Heart. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Anatomy
- Female Anatomy
The anatomy of a woman's reproductive system is designed to provide nourishment for the fetus in the womb. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the various parts of the female anatomy and how they relate to childbirth.
- Good Cholesterol
The term "good cholesterol" refers to high-density lipoprotein (HDL). This eMedTV resource provides an overview of good and bad cholesterol and explains how improving your HDL levels can lower your risk of heart disease.
Your body needs HDL (a type of cholesterol) to function properly. This page of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed look at this type of cholesterol, including what it does, what the numbers mean, and how you can increase it in your system.
- Heart (Health Channel Home)
The heart is part of the circulatory system and, as such, helps provide oxygen to cells throughout the body. This eMedTV channel provides hundreds of articles, covering topics from heart disease to bypass procedures to the anatomy of the heart.
- Heart (Overview Article)
The human heart is a hollow, muscular, fist-sized organ that pumps blood through a network of blood vessels. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at the different parts of the heart and explains how they function within the circulatory system.