Body Parts

axillary fossa
the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
 
nervus femoralis
one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh
 
straight sinus
an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
 
neurohypophysis
the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature
 
endosteum
vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
 
seminal vesicle
either of a pair of glands located on either side of the male urinary bladder that open into the vas deferens and that secrete many components of semen during ejaculation
 
costa
a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)
 
arteria gastrica
the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
 
leaflet
a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
 
septum
(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
 
ostiole
a small pore especially one in the reproductive bodies of certain algae and fungi through which spores pass
 
vena dorsalis clitoridis profunda
deep dorsal vein of the clitoris; tributary of the vesical venous plexus
 
bobtail
a short or shortened tail of certain animals
 
pancreatic vein
veins draining the pancreas and emptying into the superior mesenteric and splenic veins
 
ileal artery
branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
 
Brodmann's area
one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
 
coxa
the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
 
nucleolus organizer
the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
 
arteria arcuata
curved artery in the foot
 
albuginea
whitish tunic
 
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