Body Parts

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
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)
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
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
the fleshy area of the palm at the base of the thumb
a layer of cells on the inside of the blastula
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
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
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
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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