Fetal Pig WQ

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Peritoneal cavity

contains suspended abdominal organs

Umbilicus

the point of attachment of the umbilical cord to the abdominal wall of the fetus

Vulva

contains the urogenital opening and surrounding structures

Origin

the fixed end of the skeletal muscle

Insertion

the movable end of the skeletal muscle

Belly

the fleshy middle portion of the muscle

Deep fascia

the whitish connective tissue covering the muscles

Adduction

moving the distal end of a bone closer to the ventral median line of the body

Abduction

moving the distal end of a bone farther away from the ventral median line of the body

Flexion

bending a limb at a joint

Extension

straightening a limb

thoracic cavity

the cavity anterior to the diaphragm which is subdivided into two two pleural cavities

pleural cavities

cavity containing the lungs

pericardial cavity

cavity containing the heart and the large blood vessels connected with the heart

pleura

the thin epithelial lining of the pleural cavity

pericardium

the thin epithelial lining of the pericardial cavity

peritoneum

the thin epithelial lining of the peritoneal cavity

visceral peritoneum

the thin layer of mesodermal epithelium that encloses each of the abdominal organs

parietal peritoneum

a thin layer of mesodermal epithelium that covers the inner surface of the body wall

mesenteries

the double sheets of peritoneum that support the abdominal organs

pylorus

the constriction between the stomach and small intestine

pyloric sphincter

specialized circular muscle that regulates the passage of material from the stomach into the small intestine.

cardiac sphincter

junction between the esophagus and the stomach

ileocolic valve

the junction between the small and large intestine that regulates passage of materials into the large intestine8

pericardial sac

empty sac containing the heart; attached to the cranial end of the heart

ligamentum arteriosum

the ductus arteriosus ceases to function after birth and gradually degenerates to form this fibrous cord

foramen ovale

the temporary opening in which blood passes from the right atrium into the left atrium. located in the median wall of the heart.

fossa ovalis

the former site of the foramen ovale. appears as an oval depression in the medial wall of the heart of the adult pig

Animalia

Kingdom

Chordata

Phylum

Vertebrata

Subphylum

Gnathostomata

Group

Tetrapoda

Series

Mammalia

Class

Artiodactyla

Order

Sus scrofa

Species

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