Body Parts

axillary fossa
the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
nervus femoralis
one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh
straight sinus
an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
seminal vesicle
either of a pair of glands located on either side of the male urinary bladder that open into the vas deferens and that secrete many components of semen during ejaculation
a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)
arteria gastrica
the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
a small pore especially one in the reproductive bodies of certain algae and fungi through which spores pass
vena dorsalis clitoridis profunda
deep dorsal vein of the clitoris; tributary of the vesical venous plexus
a short or shortened tail of certain animals
pancreatic vein
veins draining the pancreas and emptying into the superior mesenteric and splenic veins
ileal artery
branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
Brodmann's area
one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
nucleolus organizer
the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
arteria arcuata
curved artery in the foot
whitish tunic
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