Body Parts

muzzle
forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
 
dorsum
the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
 
webbed foot
a bird's foot with folds of skin between the toes
 
salivary gland
any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
 
vena nasofrontalis
a vein located in the anterior medial part of the orbit; connects the superior ophthalmic with the angular vein
 
beta-adrenoceptor
receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat)
 
Purkinje's system
a network of Purkinje fibers that carry the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles of the heart and causes them to contract
 
arteriole
one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
 
venae pudendum
vein of the pudendum
 
left hand
the hand that is on the left side of the body
 
lumbus
either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
 
erectile tissue
vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid
 
Brodmann's area
one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
 
gristle
tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
 
venae centrales hepatis
terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids
 
toe
one of the digits of the foot
 
falciform ligament
a ligament that attaches part of the liver to the diaphragm and the abdominal wall
 
fovea
area consisting of a small depression in the retina containing cones and where vision is most acute
 
ciliary artery
one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
 
arteria colica
arteries that supply blood to the colon
 
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