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fetal pig dissection

fetal pig dissection - biology
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What are unborn pigs called?
fetal
How long does full gestation take?
17 weeks
Pertain to head?
cranial
Forward?
anterior
Toward the snout?
rostral
Pertains to the tail?
caudal
Toward the tail?
posterior
Toward the backbone?
dorsal
Toward the belly?
ventral
Toward the side?
lateral
Toward the midline?
medical
Near the reference point?
proximal
Far from the reference area?
distal
Head area?
cranial
Neck area?
cervical
Upper trunk?
thoracic
Middle trunk?
abdominal
Lower trunk?
lumbar
Tail area?
caudal
Is the pig digitigrade, unguligrade, or plantigrade? Explain.
Unguligrade; it walks on the tips of its toes.
Another name for nostrils?
naris
Long external fold of the ear?
pinnae
Tissue that makes up skin?
epitrichium
Main appendage of skin?
hair
Where does the digestive tract start and end?
Mouth and anus
Purpose of saliva?
Moisten, bind, lubricate food
Function of epiglottis?
prevent food and liquid from entering trachea
Fetal pigs receive nourishment from...
umbilical cord
Stomach of fetal pig won't be empty because they drink
amniotic fluid