parts of organs chapter 2

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parts of organs chapter 2
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2013-11-01 22:43:08
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  1. the pointed extremity of a conical structure
    apex
  2. the largest or most important part of an organ
    body
  3. any vaultlike or arched structure
    fornix
  4. the base or deepest part of a hollow organ that is farthest from the mouth of the organ
    fundus
  5. recess, exit, or enterance of a duct into a gland, or of a nerve and vessels into an organ
    hilum
  6. the space within an artery, vein, intestine, or tube
    lumen
  7. a cavity or channel in bone, a dilated channel for blood, or a cavity that permits the escape of purulent (pus-filled) material
    sinus
  8. a small space or cavity at the beginning of a canal

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