Nouns denoting body parts

trapezoid bone
the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
a neutrophil that ingests small things (as bacteria)
a deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch
Eustachian tube
either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum
transforming gene
a gene that disposes normal cells to change into cancerous tumor cells
repressor gene
gene that prevents a nonallele from being transcribed
a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
vulgar slang for anus
vena profunda penis
deep vein of the penis; enters the prostatic plexus
nasal concha
one of several turbinate bones in the nasal cavity
axial skeleton
the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
tissue layer
a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
metacarpal vein
dorsal and palmar veins of the hand
a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
polar body
a small cell containing little cytoplasm that is produced along with the oocyte and later discarded
carotid body
a chemoreceptor located near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries; monitors oxygen content of the blood and helps control respiration
vena nasofrontalis
a vein located in the anterior medial part of the orbit; connects the superior ophthalmic with the angular vein
depressor nerve
any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves
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