Body Parts

transverse process
one of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs
 
tube foot
tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration
 
fimbria
thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
 
nail
horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
 
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis
the abductor muscles of the little toe
 
sigmoid sinus
an S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
 
webbed foot
a bird's foot with folds of skin between the toes
 
Wernicke's center
the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
 
osmoreceptor
sensory end organ that responds to changes in osmotic pressure
 
cortical area
any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
 
thoracic duct
the major duct of the lymphatic system
 
vena genus
veins that drain blood from structures around the knee; empty into the popliteal vein
 
external jugular vein
formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins; empties into the subclavian vein
 
teres major
teres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
 
cervical plexus
a nerve plexus lying beneath the sternocleidomastoid muscle
 
tissue layer
a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
 
metencephalon
the part of the hindbrain that develops into the pons and the cerebellum
 
vena comitans
a vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return
 
Eustachian tube
either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum
 
vesica
a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
 
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