Nouns denoting body parts

ghrelin
a gastrointestinal hormone produced by epithelial cells lining the fundus of the stomach; appears to be a stimulant for appetite and feeding, but is also a strong stimulant of growth hormone secretion from the anterior pituitary
 
splanchnic nerve
any of several nerves of the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system that innervate viscera and blood vessels
 
vandyke beard
a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)
 
macule
a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
 
conjunctiva
a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
 
musculoskeletal system
the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
 
round bone
bones that are round in shape
 
pinguecula
a slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
 
external nasal vein
one of the veins that drain the external nose and empty into the angular or facial vein
 
arteria ileum
branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
 
ependyma
thin epithelial membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the spinal cord canal
 
gleet
a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea
 
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
the smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct
 
urinary tract
the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
 
free nerve ending
microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor
 
tibia
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
 
hyaline cartilage
translucent cartilage that is common in joints and the respiratory passages; forms most of the fetal skeleton
 
rectus medialis
the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball medially
 
buccal cavity
the cavity between the jaws and the cheeks
 
pedal extremity
the extremity of the limb in vertebrates
 
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