Fetal pig functions

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Fetal pig stuff


 
  
Created Feb 15, 2009
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Salivary Glands
 
Produce saliva containing amylase, chloride ions, water, and mucus
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Epiglottis
 
Prevents food from entering airway passages
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Esophagus
 
Transports bolus of food from oral cavity to stomach
4
Diaphragm
 
Contraction draws air into lungs
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Thymus
 
T-cell maturation site
6
Thyroid
 
Produces hormones that regulate metabolism and heat production
7
Trachea
 
Transports air from larynx to bronchi
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Larynx
 
Voice box
9
Vocal cords
 
Production of sound
10
Lungs
 
Gas exchange
11
Liver
 
Produces bile, detoxifying poisons, glycogen formation
12
Gallbladder
 
Produces bile which breaks down fat
13
Stomach
 
Receives food from esophagus and digestion
14
Duodenum
 
Completes chemical digestion and begins nutrient absorption
15
Jejuno-ileum
 
Nutrient absorption
16
Pancreas
 
Secretes digestive enzymes into small intestine and insulin and glucagon into the blood stream.
17
Spleen
 
Filters blood, removing red blood cells
18
Mesentary
 
Membrane supporting the coils and blood vessels.
19
Large intestine
 
Reabsorbs water and ions
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Cecum
 
Blind sac at the beginning of the large intestine; fermentation of cellulose
21
Rectum
 
Water reabsorption and fecal storage until elimination.
22
Right atrium
 
Receives blood from body and pumps to right ventricle.
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Left atrium
 
Receives oxygenated blood from lungs and pumps to left ventricle
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Right ventricle
 
Receives blood from right atrium and pumps to lungs to be oxygenated
25
Left ventricle
 
Receives oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps to the body
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Coronary artery and vein
 
Supplies blood to heart tissue
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Superior vena cava
 
Carries oxygen-poor blood from the head, neck, pectoral appendages and cranial part of the...
28
Inferior vena cava
 
Carries oxygen poor blood from the caudal parts of the body to the right atrium.
29
Pulmonary trunk
 
Transports deoxygenated blood from right ventricle to lungs
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Pulmonary veins
 
Transports oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atria
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Aorta
 
Transports oxygenated blood from left ventricle to the body
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Tricuspid valve
 
Prevents backflow from the right ventricle into the right atria
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Bicuspid valve
 
Prevents back flow of oxygen rich blood from the left ventricle into the left atria
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Aortic valve
 
Prevents backflow of blood from the aorta to the left ventricle
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Pulmonary semilunar valve
 
Prevents backflow of blood from pulmonary trunk (artery) into the right ventricle
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Umbilical vein and artery
 
Circulates deoxygenated nutrient poor blood back to mother and brings oxygenated nutrient rich...
37
Erthrocytes
 
Transport oxygen to body's tissues
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Leukocytes
 
Defend body by phagocytizing bacteria, producingantibodies for the immune system, and killing...
39
Platelets
 
Assist in blood clotting
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Kidney
 
Excrete urea, regulates water and solute concentration
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Ureter
 
Transports urine from kidney to the urinary bladder
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Urethra
 
Transports urine from bladder to urogenital opening
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Adrenal gland
 
Produces epinephrine (fight/flight hormone)
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Ductus deferens
 
Transports sperm from epididymus to the urethra.
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Testis
 
Produce sperm and hormones
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Epididymus
 
Stores sperm
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Bulbourethral gland
 
Secretes seminal fluid at ejaculation
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Ovaries
 
Produce eggs and hormones
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Oviduct/Fallopian tubes
 
Captures eggs from ovary and transports to uterus
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Uterus
 
Fetal development
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Vagina
 
Receives penis during copulation
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Urogenital canal/Vaginal vestibule
 
In pigs, not humans, common passageway of the vagina and urethra to the body surface
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Penis
 
Transport urine during urination and sperm during copulation

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