Body Parts

pore
any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
 
vena vertebralis accessoria
a vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the 7th cervical vertebra and empties into the brachiocephalic vein
 
waist
the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
 
Meibomian gland
a long sebaceous gland that lubricates the eyelids
 
cloven hoof
a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)
 
arcus
a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
 
germ layer
(embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
 
esophagus
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
 
thenar
the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
 
blastodisc
a layer of cells on the inside of the blastula
 
sinus
an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
 
arteria ovarica
the artery that branches from the aorta and supplies blood to the ovaries
 
posterior cardinal vein
a major drainage channel from the caudal part of the body
 
vena cava
either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart
 
germ
a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
 
vocal cord
either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
 
aponeurosis
any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened tendons
 
temporal muscle
muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws
 
crus
the leg from the knee to foot
 
beta receptor
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)
 
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