Enzyme in saliva that breaks down starch
either of a pair of tubes along which eggs travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
Female organ of reproduction used to house the developing fetus.
large muscular sac that continues the mechanical and chemical digestion of food
functional unit of the kidney
A form of treatment for kidney patients in which blood is taken from a vein and passed through a dialysis machine so that exchange can occur across an artificial partially permeable membrane.
A chemical that comes from the breakdown of proteins
Act of removal of materials from the body
A gland in males that contributes to the seminal fluid.
A type of protein that speeds up a chemical reaction in a living thing
Fingerlike extensions of the intestinal mucosa that increase the surface area for absorption
blind pouch hanging from the cecum
A duct leading from the kidney to the urinary bladder.
female reproductive cells
tube leading from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction that keep food moving along in one direction through the digestive system.
Muscular tube which moves ingested food to the stomach