Veterinary Science : A & P (Final Exam Review)

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Term  
Definition

2 functions of testes

make testosterone, make/store sperm, found in scrotum

2 Major skull bones

Cranium, facial bones

3 main accessory sex glands

seminal vesicles, prostate, bulbourethral

3 pelvis bones

illium, pubis, ischium (fuse together in 1st yr of life)

46

of double stranded chromosomes in our cells and in each new cell we make

Abdomino pelvic

surround all the organs

Abduct

to move a limb AWAY FROM the body

Abductors

move limb away from the body

Accessory Sex Glands

produce the fluid portion of semen, act as transport medium, provide nutrition, buffer against acidity of vagina

Acetabulum

(hip sockeet) where the femur articulates

Acetylcholine

(Ach.) chemical messenger released by nerves

Acromion

knob at distal end of scapula (can feel in lg animals) can be injured in narrow doorways

Actin

thin myofilaments

Adduct

to move the limb BACK TOWARDS the body

Adductor Muscles

muscles that bing limbs together (cow can "split" herself)

Adhesions

serosas stick to each other by filaments

Adipose

fat storage; white(most animals) yellow(Guernsey) brown(newborns due to mitochondria)

Allantois

middle layer of placenta (contains fluid - like urine)

Alveoli

where milk is made, then emptied into ducts

Alveoli

grapelike structures on bronchioles (areas of gas exchange from external environment w/ blood in capillaries