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Amígdalas

Tonsils
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Either of a pair of prominent masses of lymphoid tissue that lie one on each side of the throat.
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Articulación

Joint
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The area where two bones are attached for the purpose of permitting body parts to move.
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Bazo

Spleen
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Organ located in the abdomen that functions mainly to store blood cells, remove old blood cells from circulation, produce lymphocytes to fight infection, and filter foreign substances from the blood.
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Codo

Elbow
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The region of the upper limb between arm and forearm surrounding the elbow joint, especially posteriorly.
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Columna vertebral

Vertebral column
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The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, providing support and forming a flexible bony case for the spinal cord; spine, backbone.
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Cráneo

Skull
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The bones of the head collectively; cranium.
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Duodeno

Duodenum
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The upper portion of the small intestine which extends from the stomach to the jejunum.
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Estómago

Stomach
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A large, irregularly piriform sac between the esophagus and the small intestine, lying just inferior to the diaphragm.
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Hombro

Shoulder
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The lateral portion of the scapular region, where the scapula joins with the clavicle and humerus and is covered by the rounded mass of the deltoid muscle.
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Hueso

Bone
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A hard connective tissue consisting of cells embedded in a matrix of mineralized ground substance and collagen fibres.
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Labios

Lips
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Either of the two fleshy folds which surround the opening of the mouth in humans and many other vertebrates.
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Médula espinal

Spinal cord
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The elongated cylindric portion of the cerebrospinal axis, or central nervous system, which is contained in the spinal or vertebral canal.
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Ovario

Ovary
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One of the paired female reproductive glands containing the oocytes.
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Páncreas

Pancreas
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An elongated lobulated retroperitoneal gland extending from the concavity of the duodenum to the spleen. It secretes from its exocrine part pancreatic juice that is discharged into the intestine, and from its endocrine part the internal hormones insulin and glucagon.
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Pelo

Hair
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One of the fine, keratinized filamentous epidermal growths arising from the skin of the body of mammals.
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Pene

Penis
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The organ of copulation and urination in the male.
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Piel

Skin
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The membranous protective covering of the body, consisting of the epidermis and dermis.
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Rodilla

Knee
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A joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella.
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Testículo

Testicle
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One of the two oval male gonads, located in the cavity of the scrotum; testis.
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Uña

Nail
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One of the thin, horny, translucent plates covering the dorsal surface of the distal end of each terminal phalanx of fingers and toes.
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Útero

Uterus
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The hollow muscular organ in which the ootid is developed into the embryo and fetus; womb.
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Vagina

Vagina
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Female sex organ. It is an organ of copulation that receives the penis during sexual intercourse.
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Vejiga urinaria

Urinary bladder
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A musculomembranous elastic bag serving as a storage place for the urine, filled via the ureters and drained via the urethra.
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Vesícula biliar

Gallbladder
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A pear-shaped organ on the inferior surface of the liver; it serves as a storage reservoir for bile.
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