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Human Anatomy – Kidneys

Blood is filtered through the kidneys, two bean-like organs situated behind the abdomen. They are made up of thousands of microscopic nephrons, cells which rid the blood of impurities and wastes. All the blood...

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Human Anatomy – Spleen

Spleen refers to that fist-like organ situated to the left of your stomach, in the upper left of your abdomen. Usually 4 inches long and colored purple, the spleen has several vital functions. In...

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Human Anatomy – Stomach

On the left side of the abdomen is your stomach, a sac-like, muscled organ designed to digest your intake. Filled with acid and enzymes, the stomach is lined with muscles called rugae, which contract...