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Produce saliva containing amylase, chloride ions, water, and mucus
Prevents food from entering airway passages
Transports bolus of food from oral cavity to stomach
Contraction draws air into lungs
T-cell maturation site
Produces hormones that regulate metabolism and heat production
Transports air from larynx to bronchi
Production of sound
Produces bile, detoxifying poisons, glycogen formation
Produces bile which breaks down fat
Receives food from esophagus and digestion
Completes chemical digestion and begins nutrient absorption
Secretes digestive enzymes into small intestine and insulin and glucagon into the blood stream.
Filters blood, removing red blood cells
Membrane supporting the coils and blood vessels.
Reabsorbs water and ions
Blind sac at the beginning of the large intestine; fermentation of cellulose
Water reabsorption and fecal storage until elimination.
Receives blood from body and pumps to right ventricle.
Receives oxygenated blood from lungs and pumps to left ventricle
Receives blood from right atrium and pumps to lungs to be oxygenated
Receives oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps to the body
Coronary artery and vein
Supplies blood to heart tissue
Superior vena cava
Carries oxygen-poor blood from the head, neck, pectoral appendages and cranial part of the...
Inferior vena cava
Carries oxygen poor blood from the caudal parts of the body to the right atrium.
Transports deoxygenated blood from right ventricle to lungs
Transports oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atria
Transports oxygenated blood from left ventricle to the body
Prevents backflow from the right ventricle into the right atria
Prevents back flow of oxygen rich blood from the left ventricle into the left atria
Prevents backflow of blood from the aorta to the left ventricle
Pulmonary semilunar valve
Prevents backflow of blood from pulmonary trunk (artery) into the right ventricle
Umbilical vein and artery
Circulates deoxygenated nutrient poor blood back to mother and brings oxygenated nutrient rich...
Transport oxygen to body's tissues
Defend body by phagocytizing bacteria, producingantibodies for the immune system, and killing...
Assist in blood clotting
Excrete urea, regulates water and solute concentration
Transports urine from kidney to the urinary bladder
Transports urine from bladder to urogenital opening
Produces epinephrine (fight/flight hormone)
Transports sperm from epididymus to the urethra.
Produce sperm and hormones
Secretes seminal fluid at ejaculation
Produce eggs and hormones
Captures eggs from ovary and transports to uterus
Receives penis during copulation
Urogenital canal/Vaginal vestibule
In pigs, not humans, common passageway of the vagina and urethra to the body surface
Transport urine during urination and sperm during copulation