Nouns denoting body parts

musculus sphincter ani
the sphincter muscle of the anus
 
arteria uterina
a branch of the internal iliac artery that supplies the uterus and the upper part of the vagina
 
Peyer's patch
any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon
 
tissue
part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
 
vena testicularis
a vein from the testicles
 
telencephalon
the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus
 
ulna
the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
 
venae cerebrum inferior
veins that drain the undersurface of the cerebral hemispheres and empty into the cavernous and transverse sinuses
 
cystic artery
a branch of the hepatic artery; supplies the gall bladder and the surface of the liver
 
ophryon
the craniometric point in the midline of the forehead immediately above the orbits
 
areola
small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing
 
dorsum
the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part)
 
lymphatic system
the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
 
musculus rhomboideus minor
rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the vertebral column and slightly upward
 
endocrine system
the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity
 
labyrinthine vein
veins that drain the inner ear
 
genetic marker
a specific gene that produces a recognizable trait and can be used in family or population studies
 
elbow
hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
 
man's body
the body of an adult man
 
ribosome
an organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell; they attach to mRNA and move down it one codon at a time and then stop until tRNA brings the required amino acid; when it reaches a stop codon it falls apart and releases the completed protein molecule for use by the cell
 
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