Body Parts

introitus
entrance or opening to a hollow organ or tube (especially the vaginal opening)
 
trapezoid
the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
 
Luschka's tonsil
a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
 
ophthalmic artery
a branch of the internal carotid artery that supplies the eye and neighboring structures
 
mesothelium
epithelium originating in the embryonic mesoderm; lines the primordial body cavity
 
sweat duct
a small duct that conveys sweat from a sudoriferous gland to the surface of the skin
 
vascular system
the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant
 
corona
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape
 
tympanum
the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
 
elastic tissue
connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments
 
superficial epigastric vein
empties into the great saphenous vein
 
vena anastomotica
either of two communicating veins serving the brain
 
middle meningeal artery
branch of the maxillary artery; its branches supply meninges
 
stroma
the supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)
 
hemizygous vein
a continuation of the left ascending lumbar vein; crosses the midline at the 8th vertebra and empties into the azygos vein
 
beak
beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
 
right brain
the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
 
paunch
a protruding abdomen
 
colic vein
vein serving the large intestine
 
splenius muscle
either of two flat muscles that extend from the upper vertebrae to the base of the skull and serve to rotate or flex or extend the head and neck
 
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