Difference Between Collagen and Elastin
Collagen vs Elastin   Connective tissues are important for binding and connecting other tissues within the body. They also provide strength, support, and shape to the tissues. The connective tissue is a system in which cells are scattered throughout an extracellular matrix. In addition to cells, the insoluble... 
Difference Between Primary and Secondary Lymphoid Organs
Primary vs Secondary Lymphoid Organs   The human immune system is an important system, which facilitates major defensive actions against the foreign particles and microorganisms. The tissue aggregates where leukocytes mature, differentiate, and proliferate are called the lymphoid organs. They are mainly composed... 
Difference Between Male and Female Skull
Male vs Female Skull   The human skull is an important part of the skeletal system, which basically provides sites for facial muscle attachments and forms a cranial cavity for the brain.  The skull is made up of two parts that have different embryological differences; (1) neurocranium, which is the protective... 
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Protozoa vs Metazoa   Every organism in the world has its own biological characteristics, and they are not exactly alike. Even two organisms belonging to one species may have different characteristic features. Since there are a large number of different organisms exist on earth, they can be classified into... 
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Adenocarcinoma vs Squamous Cell Carcinoma   Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are two types of malignant conditions. These may present similarly but are different at the cellular level. Some adenocarcinomas are highly invasive while others are not. It is not so with squamous cell carcinoma. Both... 
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Adenomyosis vs Endometriosis   Adenomyosis and endometriosis are both due to the presence of endometrial tissue in sites other than the normal uterine cavity. Adenomyosis is a type of endometriosis. These two conditions share many common features, but there are a few fundamental differences too and all those will... 
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Aneurysm vs Pseudoaneurysm   Both aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm present the same. Both present as pulsatile, painful masses. There may be reddening around both. Because of the similar presentation, differentiation is difficult at first glance. However, there are many fundamental differences between aneurysm... 
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Hyperlipidemia vs Hypercholesterolemia   Many think that hypercholesterolemia and hyperlipidemia are synonymous. But they are not. Hypercholesterolemia may be considered as a type of hyperlipidemia. This article will discuss hypercholesterolemia and hyperlipidemia and the differences between them in detail. Food... 
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Leukemia vs Myeloma   Leukemias and myeloma are both blood cell cancers. Both share common symptoms and signs. Both require chemotherapy, radiotherapy and supportive care. However, there are certain differences between leukemia and myeloma and that will be discussed here in detail, explaining individually... 
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Mucus Plug vs Water Breaking   The terms refer to a pregnancy more than 37 weeks of gestation. It is ready to progress into labor and delivery. Water breaking and mucus plug breaking are two initial signs of impending labour. Water Breaking Baby is in a large bag made out of a thin but strong membrane called... 
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Nerve Pain vs Muscle Pain   Nerve pain and muscle pain present the same. Without a proper clinical history and examination it is difficult to differentiate between the two. Therefore, they may be very confusing. Doctors can easily differentiate between the two by assessing the characteristics of the pain. Nerve... 
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Rubella vs Rubeola   Rubella and rubeola are two viral diseases. Both viruses are RNA viruses. Both are respiratory system infections. Both spread via infected droplets. Both conditions give rise to rashes, which are somewhat alike. Rubeola is also known as measles while Rubella is known as German measles.... 
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Varicose vs Spider Veins   Both varicose veins and spider veins are dilated superficial veins. Even though they sound similar there are many differences that will be discussed here in detail, highlighting both of their clinical features, symptoms, causes, investigation and diagnosis, prognosis, and the course... 
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Leucoderma vs Vitiligo   The vitiligo and the leucoderma (leukoderma) are the same thing. Vitiligo is the medical term for leukoderma, and there is no difference between vitiligo and leukoderma. Michael Jackson and Jon Hamm had vitiligo. This article will discuss in detail what vitiligo is, what its clinical features,... 
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Sodicity vs Salinity   We have often heard of ‘saline’ solutions. The word ‘saline’ is associated with salt. Salinity is derived from ‘saline’ and it expresses the level of saltiness of a solution. The term ‘sodicity’ is closely connected to salinity but has the feature of having high concentrations... 
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Renewable vs Non Renewable Energy   The demand for energy has sky rocketed during the past few decades, and it has led to an expected energy crisis in the future which currently is the biggest problem in the world. This has led to a never ending search for alternate energy sources as the current energy sources... 
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