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Pig Disection

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medial
toward the midline or middle of the body
Lateral
toward the outside of the body
proxmial
close to a point of reference
deistal
farther from a poing of reference
Diaphragm
divdies thoracic and abdominal cavity; aids in breathing,
liver
responsible for making bile for digestion
Gall bladder
stores bile
stomach
responsible for churching and breaking down food.
cardiac sphincter valve
the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach
pyloric sphincter valve
separates the stomach from the duodenum
small intestine
t is the region where most digestion and absorption of food takes place.
pancreas
makes insulin
spleen
stores and filters blood
cecum
helps the pig digest plant material
kidneys
responsible for removing harmful substances from the blood
rectum
area where fecal matter is stored until removed from body
umbilical vessels
seen in the umbilibal cord