Nouns denoting body parts

aqueous humor
the limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
 
bosom
a person's breast or chest
 
ovum
the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
 
thoracic aorta
a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
 
acanthion
the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
 
nucleoplasm
the protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
 
tibialis
either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot
 
RBC
a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
 
short saphenous vein
a vein running from the foot up the back of the leg to the knee
 
lingual artery
an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue
 
T
thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer
 
neoplastic cell
a cell that is part of tumor
 
pulp cavity
the central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal)
 
arteria buccalis
a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek
 
ventricle
one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
 
gastric acid
digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
 
vena basalis
a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein
 
physiological sphincter
a sphincter that is not recognizable at autopsy because its resting arrangement cannot be distinguished from adjacent tissue
 
pump
the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
 
hooks
large strong hand (as of a fighter)
 
 List More