Nouns denoting body parts

basal vein
a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein
 
endometrium
(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
 
lamina
a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)
 
sutura intermaxillaris
the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone
 
testicular vein
a vein from the testicles
 
nasal septum
a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities
 
areteria cervicalis
an artery that supplies the muscles of the neck
 
proto-oncogene
a normal gene that has the potential to become an oncogene
 
nervus phrenicus
one of a pair of nerves that arises from cervical spinal roots and passes down the thorax to innervate the diaphragm and control breathing
 
episcleral veins
small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins
 
fourth ventricle
an irregular ventricle between the third ventricle and the central canal of the spinal cord
 
blood clot
a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
 
trochanter
one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
 
face
the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
 
scleral veins
tributaries of the anterior ciliary veins that drain the sclera of the eye
 
walrus moustache
a bushy droopy mustache
 
pars intermedia
a thin piece of tissue that has become part of the posterior pituitary
 
female body
the body of a female human being
 
right coronary artery
arises from the right aortic sinus; supplies the right side of the heart
 
anterior cerebral artery
one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex
 
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