Nouns denoting body parts

bridge
the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose
 
anus
the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
 
lappet
a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
 
Purkinje fiber
a specialized cardiac muscle fiber that is part of the Purkinje network
 
pectoralis major
a skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
 
vena bulbi penis
vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum
 
femoris
the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
 
temporal vein
any of several veins draining the temporal region
 
milium
a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
 
fornix
an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies
 
myometrium
the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus
 
sphenion
the anterior tip of the parietal bone
 
scrotal vein
veins passing from the scrotum to the pudendal veins
 
ramus
the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical
 
vena sigmoideus
tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein; drains the sigmoid colon
 
arteria ascendens
the branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon
 
alimentary tract smear
any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the alimentary tract; obtained by specialized lavage techniques and used mainly to diagnose cancer in those parts
 
costal groove
groove between the ribs where the nerves and blood vessels are
 
Brodmann's area
one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
 
rib cage
the bony enclosing wall of the chest
 
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