: set of organs producing
urine in human beings, comprised chiefly of the kidneys, ureters, bladder
Left suprarenal gland
: cap covering the upper part of the left
Common iliac vein
: vein carrying unoxygenated blood from the
limbs and lower organs to the heart.
: branching of the aorta feeding the abdominal viscera.
: left blood-purifying organ.
Left renal vein
: vein connecting the left kidney and the inferior
: part of the aorta feeding the organs of the
: small tube through which a human being expels liquid
: pocket in which urine collects.
Iliac vein and artery
: blood vessels in the flank region.
: tube carrying urine from the kidney to the bladder.
: part of the kidney situated at the junction of
the calyces and leading to the ureter.
: glomerules of the kidney.
: excretory cavity in the pelvis of a kidney.
: matter forming the central part of a kidney.
: matter of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
Section of the right kidney
: graphic representation of the interior
of the right blood-purifying organ.
Section of the right suprarenal gland
: graphic representation
of the interior of the suprarenal gland.
EN : Tongue
FR : Langue
ES : Lengua
Since the tongue contains no bony supports
for the muscles, the tongue is an example of a muscular hydrostat, similar
in concept to an octopus arm. Instead of bony attachments, the extrinsic
muscles of the tongue anchor the tongue firmly to surrounding bones and
prevent the mythical possibility of 'swallowing' the tongue.