Nouns denoting body parts

esophageal smear
alimentary tract smear of material obtained from the esophagus
 
incisor
a tooth for cutting or gnawing; located in the front of the mouth in both jaws
 
vena cutanea
one of a number of veins in the subcutaneous tissue that empty into deep veins
 
lower respiratory tract
the bronchi and lungs
 
undescended testicle
a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
 
pelvic cavity
the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis and containing the pelvic viscera
 
parafovea
area of the retina immediately surrounding the fovea
 
external organ
an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
 
laryngopharynx
the lower part of the pharynx
 
face
the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
 
girdle
an encircling or ringlike structure
 
medial condyle
a condyle on the inner side of the lower extremity of the femur
 
tibial vein
veins of the lower leg; empty into the popliteal vein
 
saphenous nerve
a branch of the femoral nerve that supplies cutaneous branches to the inner aspect of the leg and foot
 
hypothalamus
a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
 
supraorbital torus
a ridge on the frontal bone above the eye socket
 
shoulder girdle
the bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humans
 
ileocecal valve
valve between the ileum of the small intestine and the cecum of the large intestine; prevents material from flowing back from the large to the small intestine
 
portacaval shunt
shunt that is created surgically between the portal vein and the inferior vena cava so that blood from the abdominal organs can bypass the liver
 
mesocolon
mesentery that holds the lower colon to the dorsal abdominal wall
 
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