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Alimentary

Pertaining to food or nutrition (alimentary glands)

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Arterial

Pertaining to arteries or the blood in them

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Articular

Pertaining to a joint

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Autonomic

Occuring involuntarily

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Axial

Trunk and skull (skeleton)

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Bowel

Division of the intestine

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Bronchial

Pertaining to air tubes of the lungs

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Capillary

Smallest blood vessels

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Cardiac

Pertaining to the heart

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Cardiac muscle tissue

Specialized form id involuntary muscle tissue found only in the heart

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Cardiovascular

Pertaining to the heart and blood vessels

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Cavity

Space or hollow within the body

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Cerebral

Pertaining to the brain, the cerebrum in particular

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Cervical

Pertaining to the neck or cervix

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Cilia

Small hairlike structures

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Circulatory

Pertaining to blood circulation

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Cloaca

Urigenital chamber of birds into which the intestinal, urinary, & generative canals discharge

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Coccygeal

Tail area

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Collateral

Secondary or accessory

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Colon

Part of the large intestine

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Copulatory

Pertaining to sexual intercourse

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Abdominal

Space between the diaphragm and hip bones; houses the major digestive organs

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Connective tissue

Tissue specializing in connection & support of body parts

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Coronary

Regarding the heart

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Cranial

Pertaining to the space enclosed by the skull; houses the brain & pituitary gland

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Cutaneous

Relating to the skin

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Deciduous

Falling out at the end of a stage or season; first set of teeth

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Dental

Pertaining to teeth or dentistry

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Diaphragm

Muscular wall dividing thoracic & abdominal cavities

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Diaphragmatic

Pertaining to the diaphragm