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It is a branch of biology and medicine that is the consideration of the structure of living things

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Biology; Anatomy

The epiglottis is a flap of elastic cartilage tissue covered with a mucus membrane, attached to the root of the tongue.


Biology; Anatomy

The main part of the nervous system in vertebrates that controls all body activities, such as breathing and walking.

Olfactory membrane

Biology; Anatomy

The portion of the nasal mucosa having olfactory receptor cells and olfactory glands.


Biology; Anatomy

The oesophagus or oesophagus, sometimes known as the gullet, is an organ in vertebrates which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach.


Biology; Anatomy

The larynx (plural larynges), commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the neck of mammals involved in protecting the trachea and sound production. It manipulates pitch and volume. The larynx ...

Lamina cribrosa

Biology; Anatomy

The nerve fibres forming the optic nerve exit the eye posteriorly through a hole in the sclera that is occupied by a mesh-like structure called the lamina cribrosa.


Biology; Anatomy

The middle part of the larynx, the area where the vocal cords are located.

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