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Articulation

The joint or juncture of two or more body parts

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Auxiliary

Armpit area (front leg)

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Ante brachial

The forearm, lower front leg

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Adipose

Relating to fat

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Adrenal

Relating to adrenal glands or referring to the area near the kidneys

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Alimentary

Pertaining to food or nutrition (or) canal leading from the mouth to the anus

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Appendicular

Pertaining to the appendages of the body

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Axial

Pertaining to the trunk neck and scull of the body

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Capillary

Smallest blood vessel in the body

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Cloaca

Urogenital passage of birds

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Diastolic

Regarding the dilation of the heart cavities

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Systolic

Regarding the contraction of the heart

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Epidermal

Relating to the outer layer of skin

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Epithelial

Pertaining to the outer protective tissue of the body

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Excretory

Relating to the discharge of a waste

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Exocrine

External secretion of a gland

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Genetic

Pertaining to biological heredity

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Genial

Pertaining to the reproductive organs

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Metabolic

Relating to metabolism

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Parietal

Pertaining to the walls of a cavity

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Patellar

Pertaining to the Kneecap

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Pulmonary

Pertaining to the lungs

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Deciduous

Pertaining to an animal's first set of teeth

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Cutaneous

Relating to the skin

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Enzyme

A protein that causes the biochemical reaction

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Phalanges

Bones of the digits

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Ante brachial

The forearm, lower front leg

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Esophagus

Tubular food passage between the neck and the stomach

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Mucus (noun)

Slippery secretion of mucus membranes

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Prostate

Male sex organs organ or