What is the scientific name for the European wild hog?
What order does the domestic hog belong to?
What does Artiodactyla mean?
Even-toed hoofed mammals.
What is the life span of the pig?
Which class does the pig and man belong to?
Class of vertebrates known as Mammalia.
What sets these animals off from the other classes of Vertebrates?
Skin covered with hair or fur, and milk-producing glands (mammary glands) in the female to nurse the young.
What Order do the most primitive living mammals belong to?
What are Marsupiala?
What does vivaparous mean?
Giving birth to live young.
What are examples of placental mammals?
Pig, people, dogs, cats, cattle, rats, whales, lions, tigers, apes, monkeys, giraffes, and many others.
Where do the placental mammals' embryo develop?
What is gestation?
The period during which the embryo develops within the uterus.
What is the umbilical cord?
Cord where the exchange of substances between the blood of the mother and the emybro are present.
What does quadruped mean?
What does biped mean?
What is digitigrade locomotion?
Walking on toes.
Has a blunt tip, ending with a disc-like pliable but firm structure composed of cartilage.
Nostrils opening in the cartilaginous disc of the snout. The inhaled air is warmed, filtered and humidified.
Composed of cartilage, and are the external ears.
The terminal opening of the digestrive tract. It is located just ventral to the base of the tail in both males and females.
Small fleshy conical prejection ventral to the anus.
External genital opening.
External opening for both urinary wastes and the reproductive or genital systems.
In mature females these become the nipples by which the young receive the milk from the mammary glands. They are present in males too.
Toward the head.
Toward the tail.
Toward the backbone.
Toward the belly.
Toward the side.
Toward the midline.
Lying near the point of reference.
Lying further from the point of reference.
Transverse (Cross Section).
Perpendicular to the long axis of the body.
A longitudinal section separating the body into right and left sides.
A longitudinal section dividing the specimen into dorsal and ventral parts.
What is the dorsal/posterior in man?
Person's back surface, the area near the spinal cord.
What is the anterior/ventral in man?
Person's front or belly side.
What is the cranial/superior in man?
Head and tail ends respectively.