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PCOM Medical Term

Chapter 2 Study Section 2

Adipose Collection of fat cells
Cartilage Flexible connective tissue attached to bones at joints, For example, it surrounds the trachea and forms part of the external ear and nose
Epithelial cells Skin cells that cover the external body surface and line the internal surfaces of organs
Histologist Specialist in the study of tissues
Larynx "Voice box";located at the upper part of the trachea
Pharynx Throat. The pharynx serves as the common passageway for both food (from the mouth going to the esophagus) and air (from the nose to the trachea
Pituitary gland Endocrine gland at the base of the brain
Thyroid gland Endocrine gland that surrounds the trachea in the neck
Trachea "Windpipe" (tube leading from the throat to the bronchial tubes)
Ureter One of two tubes, each leading from a single kidney to the urinary bladder.
Urethra Tube from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body.
Uterus The womb, the organ that holds the embryo/fetus as it develops
Viscera Internal organ
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