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'N' & 'O' Anatomy
Can you pick the correct anatomical structures beginning with 'N' or 'O' which match each description?
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This muscle surrounds the eye sockets on the face and is made up of two parts, one of which closes the eye gently while the other closes the eye with more force.
A muscle made up of fibers that encircles the mouth; it controls the protrusion and the closing of the lips.
Oogenesis takes place within these structures; one lies on either side of the uterus in females.
A sheet of double-layered peritoneum which pass from the stomach to another abdominal organ. Two types exist: the 'greater' and the 'lesser'.
Internal/external ________ - a narrowing of the canal at either end of the cervix which communicates with the uterus or vagina respectively.
Any one of the three small bones within the middle ear.
A large projection of bone which extends proximally from the ulna in the arm.
A muscular tube extending between the pharynx and the stomach through which swallowed material passes.
________ bone - bone of the skull located at the back of the cranium on which there is a midline protuberance.
________ foramen - large physiological hole in either side of the pelvis below the hip joint; the majority of it is closed over by a membrane.
Facial olfactory organ used also for humidifying and filtering inhaled air.
A concave tarsal bone located in the foot. It is named because of its apparent resemblance to a small boat.
There are approximately one million of these structures in each kidney. They regulate the amount of water and salts which are reabsorbed into the body or passed out in the urine.
This structure provides continuity from the head to the trunk. Within, it contains four areas surrounded by fascia: one visceral, one vertebral and two vascular compartments.
Alternate name for a nerve cell.
________ nerve - cranial nerve II.
This area is located at the back of the nasal cavities above the soft palate at the back of the mouth. It is linked to the middle ear via the Eustachian tube.
Membrane-covered opening on which the stapes bone of the middle ear attaches. On the other side resides the vestibule of the inner ear.
Bony socket in the skull within which lies the eyeball.
The junction between the retina and the ciliary body in the eyeball.
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