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Las partes del cerdo

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