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Sinus venosus

Definition noun In embryo, the cavity caudad of cardiac tube where the veins from the intra- and extraembryonic circulatory... Read More

Sinus

sinus (Science: anatomy) A notch, depression or cavity on the surface of an... Read More

Stannius ligature

Definition noun A ligature done in between the sinus venosus and the atrium or around the atrioventricular junction of an... Read More

Uterine sinusoid

uterine sinusoid --> uterine sinus A small irregular vascular channel in the endometrium, of a type that forms during... Read More

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity Definition Hypersensitivity is the exaggerated immune response to protect the human from foreign bodies... Read More

Preauricular

Definition adjective Of a part or area located anterior to the auricle of the ear Supplement Preauricular is a descriptive... Read More

Sigmoid sulcus

sigmoid sulcus --> groove for sigmoid sinus A broad groove in the posterior cranial fossa, first situated on the lateral... Read More

Ethmoid air cells

Definition noun The numerous tiny-walled, fluid-filled cells that lie in the ethmoid bone of the skull (i.e. specifically... Read More

Atrioventricular sulcus

Definition noun (anatomy) A sulcus or a groove on the outer surface of the heart marking the division between the atria and... Read More

Masculine uterus

Masculine uterus --> prostatic utricle a minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus,... Read More

Sine

sine (Science: mathematics) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity of an arc of a circle to the diameter... Read More

Utriculus prostaticus

utriculus prostaticus --> prostatic utricle A minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More

Laryngopharynx

Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

Macrophage

Definition noun, plural: macrophages A leukocyte whose main function is to eliminate cellular debris and foreign particles... Read More

Recess

recess 1. A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat; as, the recess of the tides. Every degree of ignorance being so... Read More

Cystic fibrosis

Definition noun An autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene that encodes for cystic fibrosis... Read More

Baelz disease

Baelz disease --> cheilitis glandularis An acquired disorder, of unknown aetiology, of the lower lip characterised by... Read More

Potato tumour of neck

potato tumour of neck A firm nodular mass in the neck, usually a carotid body tumour (chemodectoma).The tumour moves... Read More

Ohngrens line

Ohngren's line A theoretical plane passing between the medial canthus of the eye and the angle of the mandible; used as an... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Conductors

Conductor 1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved... Read More

Focus

Definition noun, plural: foci (general) A central point (pathology) The central site in which a disease localizes or... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More