Body Parts

lumbar vein
veins that drain the posterior body wall and the lumbar vertebral venous plexuses
 
sacculus
a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
 
innominate artery
a large artery arising from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian artery and the right common carotid artery; supplies the right side of the neck and head and the right shoulder and arm
 
nucleole
a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
 
radial nerve
largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles
 
cauliflower ear
an auricle deformed by injury; common among boxers
 
SA node
a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
 
os lunatum
one of the eight small wrist bones
 
musculus articularis cubiti
a small branch of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint
 
entoblast
the inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems
 
cyst
a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
 
rhomboideus major muscle
rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
 
plexus caroticus
a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
 
arteria metacarpea
dorsal and palmar arteries of the hand
 
ceras
one of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the back of the nudibranch (and other related mollusks) that serve as gills
 
atrioventricular valve
either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium
 
os capitatum
the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
 
gladiolus
the large central part of the breastbone
 
female internal reproductive organ
the reproductive organs of a woman
 
asterion
the craniometric point at the junction of the lamboid suture and the occipitomastoid suture and the parietomastoid suture
 
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