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Pig Disection

Need-to-know organs from a pig disection.
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larynx
voicebox
liver
makes enzymes, make bile, detoxifies unwanted thinkg from the blood (alcohol, advil ect.)
large intestine
moniters mater levels in the body
spleen
stores and releases red blood cells
pancreas
nuetralizes acid in chyme and makes insilin
pericardial sac/ pericardium
keeps heart hydrated and protects it
stomach
chemical disgestion of food
pyloric sphincter
determines when chyme leaves the stomach
duedenum
where chyme is nuetralized and digestion is completed
small intestine
absorbtion of nutrients into the blood stream
gall bladder
stores and releases bile
jugular vein
takes deoxygenated blood from the head to the heart
carotid artery
takes oxygenated blood from the heart to the head
kidney
filters urea out of the blood
ureter
takes urea from the kidney to the bladder
renal artery
carries oxygenated, unfiltered blood into the kidney
renal vein
carries deoxygenated, filtered blood from the kidney
trachea
windpipe
lungs
exchanges oxygen and CO2 in the blood
diaphragm
increases and decreases your lung capacity
left ventricle
pumps oxygenated blood into the blood
aorta
blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood to the body
pulmonary trunk
takes blood to and from the lungs
latissimus dorsi
allows movement of the front leg
gastrocnemius
allows movement of foot/hoof