Difference Between Corn and Wart

Corn vs Wart   Warts and corns are common lesions seen on foot. They are raised, rough, and firm areas of skin. They can even look alike. However, they are two different entities; warts are caused by infection and are contagious while corns are caused by mechanical pressure and are not contagious. This article will […]

Difference Between Pink Eye and Allergies

Pink Eye vs Allergies   Pink eye can occur due to many reasons. Allergy is one of those reasons. However, allergic reactions may or may not be restricted to the eye, and severe allergies may result in anaphylactic shock. This article will talk about both pink eye and allergies and the differences between them in […]

Difference Between Pituitary and Pineal Gland

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Pituitary vs Pineal Gland   In general, there are two types of glands in our body. The first type is the duct glands that release their secretions out through the ducts into some hollow organs; like the salivary glands of the mouth and gastric glands of the stomach. The second type of glands does not […]

Difference Between Lymph Nodes and Glands

Lymph Nodes vs Glands   Glands and lymph nodes are important structures in the human body. These structures help to regulate biological processes and maintain immune functions in the body.  Most glands are associated with the circulatory system, and lymph nodes produce the component of the circulatory system (while blood cells). Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes […]

Difference Between Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lupus vs Rheumatoid Arthritis   Both rheumatoid arthritis and lupus arthritis affect the peripheral joints. Both present with pain, swelling, and stiffness, and both arthritis have systemic manifestations. Though they present with similar symptoms, clinically rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are different. This article will discuss both rheumatoid arthritis and lupus and the differences between them […]

Difference Between Lesion and Tumor

Lesion vs Tumor   Certain medical term scare patients; cancer, malignant, tumor, lesion and growth are a few of those important terms. However, this fear is groundless in many cases. While “cancer” and “malignant” truly refer to something bad, the terms “tumor” and “lesion” only mean that there is some abnormality.  Even the term cancer […]

Difference Between Liver and Pancreas

Difference Between Liver

Liver vs Pancreas   In the human anatomy, there are certain organs that secrete certain substances, which are essential for some biological processes.  Liver and pancreas are two such organs that secrete digestive enzymes, which are essential for the complete digestion of the chyme. Liver Liver is considered as the heaviest gland, weighing around 1.4 […]

Difference Between Bladder and Gallbladder

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Bladder vs Gallbladder   It is important to store certain secretions until they are used in the body. To store these secretions, certain organs are needed, and which indeed are very much useful for the continuation of certain biological processes. Gallbladder and bladder are two such organs, which store different secretions in the body. Depending […]

Difference Between Gallstones and Kidney Stones

Gallstones vs Kidney Stones   Both Kidney and gallbladder can get stones. Although the mechanisms are somewhat similar, the presentation of kidney stone and gallstone is quite different. This article will discuss what kidney stones and gallstones are and the differences between them in detail highlighting their clinical features, symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests and […]

Difference Between Insulin and Glucagon

Insulin vs Glucagon   Insulin and glucagon are two hormones regulating glucose and fat metabolism in the body. Both are synthesized in the pancreas. Both are proteins, but physiologically they are opposites.  Insulin Insulin is a protein hormone. It contains 51 amino acids. It weighs 5808 Daltons (a unit of weight measurement). It is made […]