Nouns denoting body parts

visual system
the sensory system for vision
 
mesencephalon
the middle portion of the brain
 
hip
the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
 
nervus
any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
 
sheath
an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
 
ampulla
the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear
 
tracheal vein
several small veins from the trachea
 
triquetral bone
a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
 
waistline
the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
 
short bone
a bone that is of approximately equal dimension in all directions
 
scalp
the skin that covers the top of the head
 
T lymphocyte
a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells
 
third eyelid
a protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
 
coccygeal vertebra
one of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx
 
factor
(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
 
cerebellum
a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans
 
coccygeal nerve
the lowest pair of spinal nerves
 
muscle fibre
an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
 
corium
the deep vascular inner layer of the skin
 
greater rhomboid muscle
rhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
 
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