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Hard palate

Ridges on top of mouth, separated nasal from oral

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Soft palate

, fleshy patrician between the oral pharynx and the nasal pharynx

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Small intestine

Biggest digestion, most food products are absorbed here

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Large intestine

Absorbs liquids, moves waste

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Mesentary

Membrane that suspends the intestines

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Rectum

Thickening of the large intestine that allows for the storage of solid waste

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Liver

Secretes bile, detoxifies substances, synthesizes plasma proteins, vital role in metabolic processes

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Gall bladder

Stores and concentrates bile

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Pancreas

Large glandular organ that secretes bile for the body

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Diaphragm

Muscular partition between the thoracic and abdominal cavities of the pig

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Spleen

Organ of lymphatic system, produced, stores and disassembles red blood cells

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Heart ventricles

Sends blood to the lungs or body, bottom part

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Heart atria

Recieves blood from veins of body, flaps

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Paracardium

Connective tissue that covers the surface of the heart, offers protection

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Lungs

Gas is exchanged here between the air and the blood

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Trachea

The respiratory tube that connects the larynx and the bronchi of the lungs

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Kidney

Organ that removes waste products, especially nitrogenous wastes from the blood and produces urine

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Ureter

The duct that carries urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder

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Testis

Organ that produces sperm cells and the hormone testosterone

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Ovary

Contains the reproductive eggs of the female

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Mammary papillae

External feature that in time will allow young to feed. Nipple

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Genital papilla

A projection that allows for external identification of the female sex

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Urogenital opening

Common posterior opening that is used by the urinary system and the reproductive system of the pig

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External nares

An opening from the outside to the nasal cavity that allows entrance to the respiratory track

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Umbilical cord

Functions as the connection between the fetal pig and it's mother, only source of nourishment

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Stomach

Part of the digestive system in which food is temporarily stored and digestion is initiated

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Secum

Green dead end

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Artery

Away, blood with oxygen

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Major artery

Aorta

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Polmenary artery

Artery to lungs

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Pulmonary vein

Comes back with depleted blood