Body Parts

a flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates
articulatio coxae
the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
apocrine gland
a large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body
inferior labial artery
an artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lower lip
tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person
pulmonary plexis
one of two autonomic nerve plexuses in each lung
the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
vena sacralis
vein of the sacral region
the main body of a vertebra
either the left or right half of a body
trochlear nerve
either of the two cranial nerves on either side that control the superior oblique muscles of the eyes
sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system
the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
water blister
blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content
the craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
the slender part of the back
area of the retina immediately surrounding the fovea
a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
leg bone
a bone of the leg
nervus abducens
a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
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