Difference Between Organ and Organelle

Difference Between Organ and Organelle

 Organ vs Organelle   In biological systems, all the organisms are made by physiological systems, which are part of a hierarchy of levels of organization. These levels of organization of biological system include organelles, cells, tissues, organs, and organ system. Each level has its unique morphology and structure and represents different developmental stages of life. […]

Difference Between Corn and Callus

Corn vs Callus   Callosities and corns look similar at the first glance. Corn can be considered a special type of callosity. Both are consequences of repeated trauma; therefore, both can be easily prevented by avoiding localized, repeated trauma. Both callosities and corns can regrow after surgical removal. This article will further discuss on these […]

Difference Between Cervical Cap and Diaphragm

Cervical Cap vs Diaphragm   Cervical cap and diaphragm are two barrier contraceptive methods. Both are moderately effective at preventing conception. However, both methods do not provide any protection against sexually transmitted diseases. Cervical Cap Cervical cap is a cup like device which fits over the cervix and prevents entry of sperm into the uterus […]

Difference Between COPD and Emphysema

COPD vs Emphysema   Emphysema is a part of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). There can be emphysema without COPD but not the other way around. This article will talk about these diseases in detail, highlighting their clinical features, symptoms, causes, investigation and diagnosis, prognosis, and also the course of treatment/management they require. Chronic Obstructive […]

Difference Between Ontology and Epistemology

Ontology vs Epistemology   Epistemology and ontology are two different branches of sociology. Epistemology denotes the knowledge as perceived by people and ontology denotes actual knowledge. This article explains the concepts of epistemology and ontology with examples. What is Epistemology? Epistemology means the study of scope and nature of knowledge or the theory of knowledge. […]

Difference Between Heartburn and Indigestion

Heartburn vs Indigestion   Heartburn is a specific clinical presentation due to acute gastritis while indigestion is the layman’s term for the actual ill feeling caused by gastritis and other conditions.  Heartburn Heartburn is a burning sensation felt in the lower chest or upper abdomen due to acute gastritis. Acute gastritis presents as upper abdominal […]

Difference Between Local and General Anesthesia

Local vs General Anesthesia   Anesthesia is a medical procedure where pain sensation is removed with special drugs. Anesthesia is very important to allow various surgical procedures either minor or major. There are specially trained doctors called anesthetists who anesthetize patients for surgery. Anesthesia involves interrupting autonomic body functions for a time and maintaining the […]

Difference Between STI and STD

STI vs STD   At a glance, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) sound the same. Of course, in certain instances, they are the same. However, in certain unique cases, sexually transmitted diseases and sexually transmitted infections mean two different things. For example, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmits via sexual contact while […]

Difference Between Hepatitis A B and C

Hepatitis A vs B vs C   Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver due to a viral infection. Even though the liver is involved in all types of hepatitis, the virus type, route of transmission, natural history and treatment protocols are different between the types of hepatitis. This article will discuss the virus type, route […]