posterior

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vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein accessory hemiazygos vein , accessory hemiazygous vein , vena hemiazygos accessoria
collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx) adenoid , Luschka's tonsil , pharyngeal tonsil , third tonsil , tonsilla adenoidea , tonsilla pharyngealis
hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules ADH , antidiuretic hormone , Pitressin , vasopressin
temporal artery that supplies the posterior part of the cortex of the temporal lobe arteria temporalis posterior , posterior temporal artery
make up the posterior side of back
posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine back , dorsum
either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus; homologous to Cowper's gland in the male Bartholin's gland
posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon betweenbrain , diencephalon , interbrain , thalmencephalon
small annelid worms with the posterior end modified into an adhesive sucker; especially formerly regarded as modified leeches Branchiobdellidae , family Branchiobdellidae
tail especially of a mammal posterior to and above the anus caudal appendage
major return channels to the heart; formed by anastomosis of the anterior and posterior cardinal veins common cardinal vein
part of the conjunctiva lining the posterior surface of the eyelids; continuous with the bulbar conjunctiva conjunctival layer of eyelids , palpebra conjunctiva , tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum
insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing dipteran , dipteron , dipterous insect , two-winged insects
formed by the junction of the posterior auricular and the retromandibular veins; empties into the subclavian vein external jugular vein
accompany the peroneal arteries; arising in the heel and running up the back of the leg to join the posterior tibial veins of the popliteal vein fibular vein , peroneal vein , vena peroneus
sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children Friedreich's ataxia , herediatry spinal ataxia
posterior leg or homologous structure in other animals hind limb
posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem hindbrain , rhombencephalon
receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins inferior vena cava , postcava
lamina of the vertebral arch; the flattened posterior part of the vertebral arch from which the spinous process extends lamina arcus vertebrae
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