Nouns denoting body parts

lymph vessel
a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
 
motilin
a gastrointestinal hormone that apparently participates in controlling smooth muscle contractions in the stomach and small intestine
 
epigastrium
the region lying on or over the stomach (just below the sternum)
 
xiphoid process
smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib
 
tubule
a small tube
 
venae interlobulares renis
interlobular veins of the kidney; receive blood from the arcuate vein and empty into the renal veins
 
peeper
an informal term referring to the eye
 
bosom
a person's breast or chest
 
retina
the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
 
cuboid bone
the cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus
 
endolymph
the bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
 
digital vein
one of the veins serving the fingers or toes
 
XY
(genetics) normal complement of sex hormones in a male
 
venae episclerales
small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins
 
lumbar vertebra
one of 5 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; lumbar vertebrae extend from the twelfth thoracic vertebra down to the sacral vertebrae
 
sweat
salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
 
fimbria
thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
 
arch
a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
 
toe
one of the digits of the foot
 
communicating artery
any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis
 
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