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'V', 'W', 'X', 'Y' & 'Z' Anatomy
A tear-shaped muscular projection that hangs at the back of the mouth from the soft palate. It should ascend if a person were to say 'aaaaah'.
One of the two bones of the forearm.
________ process - a hook-shaped projection found on the pancreas, the vertebrae and the ethmoid bone.
Blind-ended pouch branching from the urethra within the prostate gland (less commonly known as the vagina masculina!)
This tube begins at the bladder base and its length and path differs between genders. It is used to excrete urine (and ejaculate in males).
A muscular tube that transports urine from the kidney to the bladder. If large kidney stones descend through these structures, extreme pain is felt.
A thick-walled organ in females between the bladder and the rectum. During pregnancy, this structure expands as the foetus develops.
The centre of the eardrum where one of the small bones of the inner ear attaches on the internal surface.
Indentation also known as the navel or belly button which, in foetuses, attaches to the placenta via the birth cord.
The vascular, middle layer of the eyeball which divides into three areas: the iris, the ciliary body and the choroid.
Fibrous remnant of a duct that used to connect the bladder to the navel in the developing foetus. It serves no function after birth.
A structure in the brain, part of the temporal lobe, which processes information from the sense of smell.
________ cord - In-utero, this structure supplies the growing foetus with oxygenated blood full of nutrients; it consists of two arteries and one vein.
________ nerve - when the 'funny bone' is knocked, it is due to damage to this nerve which causes the unpleasant sensation down the arm into the hand.
Alternative name for the axilla.
________ system - the renal system which removes waste products from the body, maintains blood pressure and regulates the electrolyte balance in the body.
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