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a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
an enlarged pouch on the thoracic duct that serves as a storage area for lymph moving toward its point of entry into the venous system
oval lymphatic tissues on each side of the pharynx that filter air to protect the body from bacterial invasion; also called palatine
cervical lymph node
Occurs on lateral aspect of neck anterior to sternocleidomastoid muscle. Manifests in late childhood or early adulthood. Painless swelling, draining fistula occasionally develops.
a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm
either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
two spongy organs, located in the thoracic cavity enclosed by the diaphragm and rib cage, responsible for respiration
either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva
the part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon
a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colon, the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colon
large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity
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