Body Parts

an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
the craniometric point at the tip of the angular part of the parietal bone that articulates with the temporal bone
adductor muscle
a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
parieto-occipital fissure
a sulcus near the posterior end of each hemisphere that separates the parietal lobes and the occipital lobes in both hemispheres
stylomastoid vein
a vein that drains the tympanic cavity and empties into the retromandibular vein
male genitals
external male sex organs
mamillary body
one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
the vocal organ of a bird
either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
vena canaliculi cochleae
vein of the cochlear canal
crystalline lens
biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focus light on the retina
a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
incompetent cervix
(obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
arteria mesenterica
one of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines
the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
periarterial plexus
an autonomic plexus that accompanies an artery
Haversian canal
any of the many tiny canals that contain blood vessels and connective tissue and that form a network in bone
pelvic arch
the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
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