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Because we ALL wanted to know what the parts of a pig are....

parotid

produces saliva (digestive)

submaxillary

produces saliva (digestive)

masseter

cheek muscle aids in chewing (muscular)

tounge

moves food toward esophagus (digestive)

hard palate and soft palate

forms roof of mouth and separates respiratory and digestive cavities (none)

rugae

ridges on tongue and stomach (none)

epiglottis

flap that covers voice box entrance (respiratory)

nares

nostrils that let in air (respiratory)

mammary pappilae

nurse young in females (reproductive)

umbilical cord

connect placenta and embryo in uterus (reproductive)

forelimbs

movement

hind limbs

movement

rooter

ridges around snout for digging in soil (none)

snout

nose of pig (none)

esophagus

connects mouth to stomach (digestive)

liver

produces bile (digestive)

gallbladder

stores bile (digestive)

bile duct

carries bile from gall bladder to duodenum (digestive)

stomach

digest food (digestive)

pancreas

produces insulin and other enzymes (endocrine and digestive)

caecum

pouch where small and large intestine join (digestive)

large intestine

absorbs water; packages waste for removal (digestive)

small intestine

digest and absorb food (digestive)

rectum

temporary storage of undigested waste (digestive)

anus

releases digestive wastes (digestive)

diaphragm

separates thoracic and abdominal cavity; aids in breathing (respiratory and muscular)

thoracic cavity

space above diaphragm contain lungs and heart (none)

abdominal cavity

space below diaphragm (none)

pericardium

sac around heart (circulatory)

thymus

produces lymphocytes (immune)

left atrium

receives blood from lungs (circulatory)

right atrium

recieves blood from body (circulatory)

left ventricle

pump blood to body (circulatory)

right ventricle

pumps blood to lungs (circulatory)

aorta

major artery; leads form heart to rest of body (circulatory)

pulmonary veins

carry blood from lings to left atrium (circulatory)

pulmonary arteries

carry blood from right ventricle to lungs (circulatory)

ductus arteriosus

fetal connection between aorta and pulmonary arteries (circulatory)

coronary vessels

major vessels that feed the heart muscle itself (circulatory)

septum

wall that separates chambers of heart (circulatory)

posterior vena cava

colleects blood from lower part of body to return to heart (circulatory)

anterior vena cava

collects blood from upper part of body to return to heart (circulatory)

umbilical arteries

carry blood from fetus placenta (circulatory)

umbilical vein

carry blood from fetus to placenta (circulatory)

trachea

carries air to lungs (respiratory)

lymph nodes

filters lymph (lymphatic and circulatory)

thyroid glands

produces hormones (endocrine)

larynx

produces sound (respiratory

pleura

covering on lung (respiratory)

kidneys

filters cellular wastes from blood and forms urine (excretory)

peritoneum

thin membrane that lines abdominal cavity (none)

adrenal glands

produce hormones that affect metabolism and behavior (endocrine)

ureter

carries urine from kidney to urinary bladder (excretory)

urinary bladder

sac that stores urine (excretory)

urogenital opening

opening where urine passes out (excretory)

ovary

produces eggs (reproductive)

oviduct

caries eggs from ovary to uterus (reproductive)

uterus

organ in which young mammals develop (reproductive)

vas deferens

connect epididymus and urethra (reproductive)

testes

produce sperm (reproductive)

scrotum

hold testes in mature pig (reproductive)

scrotal sac

holds testes in mature pig (reproductive)

penis

copulatory organ of male (reproductive)

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