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Sigma KEE - AnimalAnatomicalStructure
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AnatomicalStructures that are possessed exclusively by Animals.
Parents AnatomicalStructure A normal or pathological part of the anatomy or structural organization of an Organism. This class covers BodyParts, as well as structures that are given off by Organisms, e.g. ReproductiveBodies.
Children AlveolusTiny sacs in the Lung which absorb Oxygen which is delivered to them by the BronchialDucts.
 AnimalShellA hard shell of calcium that serves as a supporting structure for some Invertebrates.
 BloodCellA Cell that is normally present in Blood.
 BloodVesselAny BodyVessel which is used to circulate Blood from one part of the body to another.
 BrainThe seat of the central nervous system.
 BreastThe paired Organs which are part of the chests of Primates.
 BronchialDuctAny BodyVessel which is located in a Lung and which carries oxygen from the trachea to the alveoli.
 ChinA part of the Face which protrudes slightly and which is lower than all other parts of the Face.
 DigitAppendageAny of the extremities of Limbs that are found in the higer Vertebrates and the Amphibians.
 EarThe Organ of hearing.
 EggThe fertilized or unfertilized female ReproductiveBody of an Animal. This includes Bird and Reptile eggs, as well as mammalian ova.
 ExoskeletonThe system of Bones that are on the Outside of an organism and make up the supporting structure of many Invertebrates.
 EyeThe Organ of sight.
 FaceThe part of the Head from forehead to chin and from ear to ear.
 FeatherEach instance of this class is one of the structures that make up the external covering of Birds.
 FootThe lower part of a Limb, the part which makes contact with the ground in locomotion of the Animal.
 HairA filament that covers part of the body of many Mammals.
 HandThe grasping, fingered part of an upper limb of a Primate.
 HeadThe part of the body containing the sense organs and the brain.
 HeartThe Organ that pumps Blood throughout the body.
 HoofThe hard end of the Foot of a HoofedMammal.
 HypothalamusThe part of the Brain lying below the thalamus that serves to regulate AutonomicProcesses.
 IntestineA BodyVessel which connects the Stomach to the anus and which is used in digesting Food.
 KidneyAn Organ that separates urine from other BodySubstances and passes it to the bladder.
 LimbAny of the limbs of a Vertebrate. Animal Appendages with joints that are used for movement and grasping.
 LipFolds of Tissue surrounding the mouths of some Vertebrates.
 LiverAn Organ that secretes bile and serves metabolic functions.
 LungA respiratory organ of Vertebrates. Its function is to furnish the blood with oxygen and to remove carbon dioxide.
 MouthPart of the Face, used for Ingesting Food and Vocalizing.
 NailDigitAny of the horny structures which are found on the DigitAppendages of Primates and other Animals. This includes fingernails and toenails.
 NeckThe part of the body that connects the Head to the rest of the body.
 NerveCellThe Cells that make up a NervousSystem.
 NervousSystemA system in Vertebrates that is made up of the Brain, the spinal cord, nerves, etc.
 NoseThe Organ of Smelling.
 NostrilEither of two BodyVessels that run through the Nose and connect it to the Throat.
 RetinaA membrane that covers the Eye and converts the image formed by the lens of the Eye into neurochemical impulses which can be processed by the Brain.
 ShoulderThe part of a Primate between the Arm and the neck.
 SkeletonThe system of Bones that make up the supporting structure of Vertebrates.
 SkinA BodyCovering that comprises part of the surface of Animals.
 SpinalColumnA flexible column made out of bones called vertebrae. The main function of the SpinalColumn is to protect the spinal cord.
 SpleenAn Organ on the left side of the body that produces Cells that play a crucial role in immune response.
 StomachA muscular sac that is the principal organ of digestion.
 TailA BodyPart which extends from the rear of the main body of some Vertebrates.
 ThroatA BodyVessel which connects the Mouth to the lungs and stomach.
 ToeThe five extremities of a Foot.
 TonguePart of the Mouth, used for Tasting Food, Vocalizing, and the initial stage of Digesting.
 TorsoThe body of a Primate excluding its Limbs.

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