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Respiratory organ which transports inhaled oxygen into the bloodstream.
________ suture - fused joint on the back of the skull between the parietal bones and the occipital bone.
A clear division or projection of an organ which can be identified in the brain, the lungs and the liver amongst others.
Optical structure, the shape of which can be changed so that vision can be focused at various distances.
Also known as the 'voice box', the pitch and volume of produced sounds are influenced by this structure.
Essentially meaning 'lips', they comprise the folds of skin which border the external female genitalia.
One of the bones of the wrist which has the characteristic shape of a crescent moon.
Large abdominal organ with many functions such as protein synthesis, metabolism and bile production.
________ node - Clusters of these small structures are found all over the body as a part of the immune system. They swell when an individual has an infection or a tumour.
Commonly known as a 'white blood cell'. There are further sub-types of these cells each with a different role in defending the body against infection.
________ vertebrae - the five bones of the lower spine above the pelvis.
A fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone, therefore stabilising a joint.
________ gland - structure just above the upper eyelid which produces and secretes tears to lubricate the surface of the eye.
'Tongue-shaped' projection of a structure, present on the left lung and on the lower jawbone.
________ system - array of deep midline structures in the brain concerned with behaviour, emotions, motivations and memory.
Distal part of the digestive tract which absorbs fluid from the remaining material within the structure.
Weight bearing lower limb of the human body.
A name for structures within the inner ear comprising the semicircular canals, the cochlea and the vestibule.
A wide, thin muscle which stretches across the base of the pelvis to provide support; it can be divided into three separate muscles.
The channel within a tubular structure, for example in a blood vessel or the intestines.
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