Nouns denoting body parts

auditory nerve
a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
 
wasp waist
a very slender waist
 
stratum lucidum
the layer of epidermis immediately under the stratum corneum in the skin of the palms and soles
 
sigmoid vein
tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein; drains the sigmoid colon
 
mid-calf
the middle of the calf; half way between the knee and ankle
 
jowl
a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)
 
maulers
large strong hand (as of a fighter)
 
cortical region
any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
 
acanthion
the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
 
calf
the muscular back part of the shank
 
cardiac sphincter
the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction
 
deep middle cerebral vein
accompanies the middle cerebral artery deep in the Sylvian fissure; empties into the basal vein
 
Graafian follicle
a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg
 
arteria choroidea
an artery that supplies the choroid plexus
 
crimp
a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
 
nucleolar organizer
the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
 
fibrous tissue
tissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plants
 
secretion
a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
 
vena intervertebralis
one of several veins accompanying spinal nerves
 
corpus mamillare
one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
 
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