Body Parts

notochord
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
 
autoplasty
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
 
jaw
the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
 
vena sacralis
vein of the sacral region
 
centrum
the main body of a vertebra
 
side
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
 
neuroglia
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
 
anus
the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
 
water blister
blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content
 
inion
the craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
 
small
the slender part of the back
 
parafovea
area of the retina immediately surrounding the fovea
 
condyle
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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