Nouns denoting body parts

vena poplitea
a vein arising in the knee and ascending to become the femoral vein
 
bronchus
either of the two main branches of the trachea
 
arteria poplitea
a continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feet
 
nail
horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
 
lymphoid tissue
tissue making up the lymphatic system
 
stellate venule
a star-shaped group of venules in the renal cortex
 
Purkinje fiber
a specialized cardiac muscle fiber that is part of the Purkinje network
 
hyaline cartilage
translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
 
plasmacyte
a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen; found in bone marrow and sometimes in the blood
 
plexus autonomici
a plexus of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve fibers
 
organ of Corti
the hearing organ of the inner ear; contains receptors that respond to sound waves
 
lachrymal duct
any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands
 
ossiculum
a small bone; especially one in the middle ear
 
goblet cell
an epithelial cell that secretes mucous
 
ateria gastrica dextra
a branch of the hepatic artery that supplies the pyloric portion of the stomach on the lesser curvature
 
lower jaw
the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
 
gorge
the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
 
vermiform appendix
a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
 
epiglottis
a flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing
 
platysma
either of two broad muscles located on either side of the neck and innervated by the facial nerve; extends from lower jaw to clavicle and is involved in moving the mouth and jaw
 
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