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- adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to the
abdomenand (the cavity of) the pelvis
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Haversian system: this is another way to describe an osteon 21. intercalated disc: an irregular transverse thickening of the cardiac muscle cell membrane containing both desmosomes and gap junctions 22. lacuna: a small, hollow space in cartilage or bone tissue in which living cells are found 23. leukocyte: a white blood cell 24. mesothelium: the layer of simple squamous epithelium that lines the serous membranes of the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities and covers the organs within them 25. microvilli: the microscopic, fingerlike projections of a cell's plasma membrane that increase the surface area available for absorption 26. muscle fiber: an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body 27. neuroglia: a cell of the nervous system that protects and supports neurons