Body Parts

intestinal artery
an artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum
nervus accessorius
arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve
sacral vein
vein of the sacral region
sciatic nerve
arises from the sacral plexus and passes about halfway down the thigh where it divides into the common peroneal and tibial nerves
lower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
lenticular nucleus
a basal ganglion shaped like a lens and including the outer reddish putamen and the inner pale yellow pallidum
ethmoid bone
one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity
lacrimal artery
an artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
frontal lobe
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
fossorial foot
foot adapted for digging as in moles
uropygial gland
oil-secreting gland situated at the base of the tail in most birds
central veins of liver
terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids
cervical glands of the uterus
mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix
proud flesh
the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer
carina fornicis
ridge on the lower surface of the fornix of the brain
an encircling or ringlike structure
a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
heterodactyl foot
a bird's foot having the first and second toes of each foot directed backward and the third and fourth forward
descending colon
the part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon
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