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
the middle of the calf; half way between the knee and ankle
a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)
large strong hand (as of a fighter)
cortical region
any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
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
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
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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