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Chapter 2- Section 2

The Language of Medicine- 8th Edition

Adipose Tissue Collection of fat cells
Cartilage Flexible connective tissue attatched to bones at joints.
Epithelial Cells Skin cells that cover the external body surface and line the internal surface 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 and air.
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 the 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 fetus as it develops.
Viscera Internal Organs
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