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DescriptionPig PartOther Information
This female-exclusive structure is located in the interior of the body. It is where embryos develop.Female/Reproductive
This cheek Muscle allows for chewing in adults. It is located in the cheeks.Digestion
This fetal short-cut connects the left and right atrium in the Heart.Heart
The Functional Unit of the brainBrain
This membrane structure surrounds the lungs and other associated structuresRespiration
The Functional Unit of the KidneyExcretory
This digestion organ is one of the longest structures in the body. It is the primary site of digestion in the alimentary canal.Digestion
This is the tough membrane that surrounds the heart.Heart
This gland controls the release of melatonin. It is part of the epithalamus.Endocrine
This regulates the amount of food leaving the stomach.Digestion
This organ, located near the umbilical cord, stores nitrogenous waste.Excretory
This gland controls all of the other endocrine glands. Despite what the first syllables of its name suggest, it does not pit them against each other.Endocrine
This is the exit for the reproductive and excretory systems. Ironically, 'exit' is not it's name but 'open' is.Reproductive/Excretory
This large blood vessel is one of the first 'stops' on the way from the heart to the body. In the fetus, it is connected to the Pulmonary Artery by the Ductus Arteriosus.Heart
'The Breathing Tube'Respiration
This exit from the body is unused by the fetal pig. In adults, physical waste is excreted from the bodyDigestion
DescriptionPig PartOther Information
The Third and Final part of the Small Intestine. It's name is the shortest of the three.Digestion
This male-exclusive structure is where sperm is produced.Male/Reproductive
This female-exclusive structure is where eggs develop. This organ comes in a pair.Female
This endocrine gland is located near the heart.Endocrine
This male-exclusive structure is a reproductive organ.Male
This word is synomous with the ear. It amplifies sound.Sensory
This is the last 'part' of the large intestine. It is close to the exit of the alimentary canal.Digestion
This connection to the mother allows for an exchange of Oxygen, Food and Waste for the fetus.Excretory/Respiration/Heart/Digestion
These opening on the snout are used for smell. They are the nostrils of the pig. They are on the EXTERIOR of the body.Sensory
This is the smaller part of the brain.It coordinates movement.Brain
This part of the brain controls most involuntary actions. It's name is quite fun to say.Brain
This blood vessel carries blood from the heart to the lungsHeart
This organ is split into 7 lobes in the fetal pig. It comes in a pair and is filled with fluid until birth.Respiration
'The Eating Tube'Digestion
This blood vessel carries blood from the lungs to the heart.Heart
This fetal short-cut connects the the Aorta to the Pulmonary Artery.Heart
DescriptionPig PartOther Information
These folds in the small intestine increase it's surface area.Digestion
This is the first 'part' of the small intestine. Ironic, given it's name.Digestion
This muscle, located in the body near the lungs, allows for gas exchange.Respiration
This blood vessel supplies oxygen to cardiac muscles. If it's not a vein...Heart
This pink muscle pushes the bolus to the back of the mouth. The Marginal Papillae reside on this muscleDigestion
This female-exclusive structure is located on the exterior near the tail. It looks like a spike.Female/Reproductive
This controls the amount of food entering the stomach. Despite it's name, it has little to do with the heart.Digestion
The bumps on the edge of the tongue that help baby pigs suckle milk from their mothers.Digestion
This organ recycles Red Blood Cells. Organ
This endocrine gland is located in the throat.Endocrine
These are the pig's taste buds.Digestion
This organ filters toxins out of the blood.Organ
This is the 'connecting bridge' between the Left and Right Hemispheres of the brain.Brain
This structure of the brain is responsible for hunger.Brain
This blind sac contains cellulose-digesting bacteria. It connects the ileum and ascending colon. It is spelled with an 'a' here.Digestion
This blood vessel returns blood to the heart. In the fetus, it is connected to the Umbilical veins by the Ductus VenosusHeart
DescriptionPig PartOther Information
This organ secretes hormones and digestive enzymes.Digestion
This fetal short-cut connects the Vena cava and the umbilical veins.Heart
This organ performs physical and chemical digestionDigestion
This organ filters blood to get rid of nitrogenous waste. It is bean-shaped.Excretory
One of the two branches off the trachea. They each lead to a lung.Respiration
These folds in the stomach increase surface area.Digestion
This muscular structure is responsible for circulating blood.Heart
This brain structure integrates sensory information in order to produce an appropriate response.Brain
The Pig's nose. It is used to push or dig. Generally flat.Sensory
This membrane structure gives the Small Intestine it's unique shape and keeps the Small Intestine in place.Digestion
The vocal chords are located here.Sensory (?)
This organ absorbs water from digested food.Digestion
This structure is found on the male and female, but only the female uses it. It is used to give milk to the young.Digestion
This two-worded structure is the membrane lining the body wall of the thoracic cavity.Organ.
This is the 'thinking part' of the brain. It is the larger part of the brain and is divided into lobes.Brain
This is the second 'part' of the small intestine.Digestion

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