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articular
pertaining to a joint
cardiovascular
pertaining to the heard and blood vessels
circulatory
pertaining to blood circulation
digestive
regarding the process of converting food into chemical substances that can be used by the body
endocrine
secreting internally; relating to endocrine glands
integumentary
pertaining to the skin of the body
lymphatic
pertaining to the lymph or lymphatic vessels
muscular
pertaining to the muscles
nervous
pertaining to the nerves
reproductive
concerning the production of offspring
respiratory
pertaining to the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and body cells
skeletal
pertaining to the bones of the body
urinary
relating to the system of urine excretion
urogenital
relating to organs of excretion and reproduction
vascular
relating to vessels for passage of body fluids
abdominal
pertaining to the abdomen
adipose
relating to fat
adrenal
relating to adrenal glands; near kidneys
alimentary
pertaining to food or nutrition (alimentary canal)
anal
pertaining to the region of the anus
aortic
pertaing to the aorta (largest artery)
appendicular
pertaining to the arms and/or legs (appendages)
arterial
relating to arteries or the blood in them
articulation
the joint or juncture of two or more parts
aspiration
the act of breathing; withdrawing body fluid
autonomic
occuring involuntary
axial
trunk and skull (skeleton)
bowel
division of the intestine
bronchial
pertaining to the air tubes of the lungs
capillary
smallest blood vessels
cardiac
pertaining to the heart
cerebral
relating to the brain, and the cerebrum in particular
cervical
pertaining to the neck or cervix
cilia
small hairlike structures
cloaca
urogenital passage of birds
coccygeal
tail area
collateral
secondary or accessory
colon
part of the large intestine
copulatory
relating to sexual intercourse
coronary
regarding the heart
cranial
regarding the skull
cutaneous
relating to the skin
deciduous
faling out at the end of a stage or season; first set of teeth
dental
relating to teeth or dentistry
diaphragmatic
regarding the diaphragm
diastolic
regarding the dilation of the heart cavities
digital
pertaining to fingers or toes
duodenal
pertaining to the duodenum
enzyme
protein that causes biochemical reaction
epidermal
relating to the outer layer of skin
epithelial
pertaining to the outer protective tissue of the body
esophagus
tubular food passage between the neck and the stomach
excretory
relating to the discharge of waste
exocrine
external secretion of a gland
extremeties
terminal portions; arms, legs, feet, hands
fecal
relating to feces
genetic
relating to biological heredity
hormonal
relating to hormones
genital
pertaining to the reproductive organs
intestinal
pertaining to the large or small intestine
larynx
upper part of the trachea (windpipe)
lumbar
pertaining to the lower back
metabolic
relating to metabolism
muccous
secreting mucus
mucus
slippery secretion of mucous membranes
neural
pertaining to the nerves
olfactory
relating to the sense of smell
ovarian
relating to an ovary
parietal
pertaining to the walls of a cavity
patellar
relating to the patella (kneecap)
pectoral
pertaining to the breast or chest
pelvic
relating to or near the pelvis
phalanges
bones of the digits
pharynx
upper part of the alimentary canal
prostate
relating to the prostate gland
pulmonary
pertaining to the lungs
rectal
relating to the rectum
renal
relating to the kidneys
sacral
pertaining to the sacrum (bone)
salivary
relating to saliva or glands that secrete it.
sexual
pertaining to the sexual act or process.
spermatic
relating to sperm
sphincter
muscle controlling size of a body opening
systolic
regarding the contraction of the heart
spinal
concerning the spine or spinal cord
thoracic
pertaining to the thorax (chest area)
trachea
tubular air passage in throat (windpipe)
urogenital
pertaining to the urinary and genital organs
venous
relating to veins
vertebral
relating to vertebrae (backbone)
vestigial
imperfectly developed or non functional organ
visceral
organs within the abdominal and thoracic cavities