Body Parts

uvula
a small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate
 
bladder sphincter
the sphincter muscle of the urinary bladder; made up of a thickened muscular layer of bladder around the urethral opening
 
bronchial artery
arteries that accompany the bronchioles
 
laryngeal artery
either of two arteries that supply blood to the larynx
 
vena canaliculi cochleae
vein of the cochlear canal
 
salivary gland
any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
 
colic artery
arteries that supply blood to the colon
 
right coronary artery
arises from the right aortic sinus; supplies the right side of the heart
 
antagonistic muscle
(physiology) a muscle that opposes the action of another
 
frontal cortex
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
 
funiculus
any of several body structure resembling a cord
 
areola
small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing
 
nervus spinalis
any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
 
eye
the organ of sight
 
spur
tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers
 
book lung
organ in many arachnids containing many thin folds of membrane resembling the leaves of a book
 
palatine
either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
 
lesser peritoneal cavity
an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach
 
soft palate
a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
 
musculus buccinator
a muscle that flattens the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth
 
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