Losing my mom is one of the deepest pain that I have ever experienced in my life, but it also made me realize that eternity is real. The last days of mama’s life made such a life-changing impression on me. What I experienced when I entered the ICU room of Holy Child Hospital in Dumaguete City on August 25, 2022, will stay with me for the rest of my life. Her eyes had tears when she took her last breath on this earth. I could feel heaven right there in the room…. Read More
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Written by Ayessa G. Ibañez What are the 4 major layers of the digestive system? The gastrointestinal tract or GI tract makes up most of our digestive system. All parts in the system have common structural features to fulfill their role. These are the mucosa, submucosa, muscular, and the serous layer, the four major layers. Mucosa The mucosa is also known as the mucous membrane layer. You can find this layer in the innermost tunic of the wall. Moreover, it lines the lumen of the digestive tract. This histological layer of the… Read More
Written by Angelyn Evan S. Bomediano I. Keratinocytes (KC) A. Definition Keratinocytes are the typical type of cell in the epidermis, the top layer of skin. They make up about 90% of the cells in the epidermis. They start in the stratum basale, the deepest layer, and move up to the stratum corneum, the outermost part. Also, they are flat, squamous cells with a lot of keratin but no nucleus. They accumulate in the basal layer and change as they move toward the skin’s surface. This process is gradual differentiation. It changes… Read More
Written by Ma. Disa Ricafort The circulatory system! It is the system responsible for the circulation of blood around the body. This system comprises the heart and an incredible number of vessels that carry blood to every extremity of your body. There is a lot to discuss here. Let’s begin by having a close peek at the heart. We often use the heart as the “symbol of love,” “seed of our soul,” or the “core of our being.” Sorry to burst your bubble, but no. That is not the heart’s business. It… Read More
Written by Sheariah R. Torrillo What are the major tissues of the nervous system? These cells are your neurons and glial cells. Your neurons are responsible for communicating through electrical signals. While your glial cells, also supporting cells, maintains the environment around your neurons. The nervous system has a vast array of functions. Being complex in nature, it can control your body’s internal environment to promote homeostasis and regulation. Even being complex, it only has two major types of cells in its nerve tissue for signiﬁcant tissues. Your neurons, also known as… Read More
Written by Mary Abbygale Cabahug Blood vessels are the conduits that transport blood throughout your body. They form a closed loop that starts and stops at your heart, similar to a circuit. Your heart vessels and blood vessels make up your circulatory system. Your body has around 60,000 miles of blood veins. Endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and extracellular matrix make up blood vessels. It includes your arteries and veins (including collagen and elastin). There are three concentric layers (or tunica): intima, medium, and adventitia. The intima (or tunica intima) The innermost… Read More