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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
Genus
Sus scrofa
Species