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Medical Animation: Appendicitis

The appendix is a small, finger-shaped pouch of tissue located at the lower right side of the abdomen. Although it ...

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Medical Animation: Chicken Pox

Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is highly contagious and is spread by coming in ...

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Medical Animation: Cavities

Whenever a person eats or drinks, food and liquid, which contain sugar and starches, are often left behind on the ...

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Medical Animation: Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that is inherited from both parents. This disorder is more common in certain ...

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Medical Animation: Upper Respiratory Infection

An upper respiratory infection is another way of saying that a person has a cold. A cold is a minor ...

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Medical Animation: Asthma

Asthma, or reactive airway disease, is a chronic disorder that results in restricted breathing due to inflammation of the bronchial ...

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Medical Animation: Near/Far Sightedness

During normal vision, light passes through the cornea, the clear covering of the eye, and then through the pupil, which ...

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Medical Animation: Immunization

The circulatory system is comprised of both red blood cells and white blood cells. White blood cells are part of ...

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Medical Animation: Otitis Media

The ear has three distinct parts: the outer, the middle, and the inner ear. Sound waves first travel through the ...