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2.1 Organs

Organs - Terms and Defintions

ampulla a sac like dilation of a duct
aperture a hole in an organ
apex tip or point of an organ
base part of an organ nearest to its point of attachment
calyx, calyces cup-shaped structure
capsule membranous sac that resembles a small(ule) box(caps)
cortex outside part of an organs, the thick layer
duct tube like structure that transports fluid or air from one part to another
fascia layer of connective tissue covering internal organs or parts of structures
foramen opening or hole in an organ or part of an organ
fundus base of an organ: opposite an opening
gland specialized cell or organ that produces a substance
labium lip like part
lobe round division of an organ
meatus opening or channel
medulla center of an organ, on the inside of the cortex
node small mass of tissue
orifice mouth like opening
sinus cavity, passage, or channel
tract series or system of related parts
ventricle hollow space in an organ
viscera organs in a cavity of the body, usually the abdominal cavity.
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