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anatomy of a male frogclick to hear

anatomy of a male frog spinal cord heart gallbladder liver pancreas stomach small intestine large intestine urinary bladder cloaca spleen kidney testis lung brain esophagus tongue

spinal cord click to hear

Component of the nervous system made up of a soft fatty substance and forming a cylindrical stem inside the vertebral column.

heart click to hear

Muscular organ helping blood to circulate.

gallbladder click to hear

Small reservoir in which bile secreted by the liver collects before being discharged into the intestine during digestion.

liver click to hear

Gland secreting mostly a substance (bile) that contributes to digestion.

pancreas click to hear

Digestive gland connected to the intestine that produces secretions and hormones.

stomach click to hear

Dilated section of the digestive tract preceding the intestine; it receives food to be digested.

small intestine click to hear

Long thin portion of the digestive tract behind the stomach in which most of the digestion and food absorption take place.

large intestine click to hear

Short wide portion of the digestive tract preceding the cloaca in which a small part of digestion and elimination of waste take place.

urinary bladder click to hear

Reservoir where urine from the kidneys collects before being evacuated by the cloaca.

cloaca click to hear

Orifice common to the intestine and the genital and urinary tracts; it is located at the terminal end of the digestive tract.

spleen click to hear

Organ of the circulatory system where impurities in the blood are destroyed.

kidney click to hear

Organ secreting urine; it eliminates toxic substances from the body.

testis click to hear

Male genital gland producing spermatozoa (sperm).

lung click to hear

Respiratory organ made of an extensible tissue; it forms a sac into which air inhaled through the nostrils is carried. A frog also breathes through its skin.

brain click to hear

Main organ of the nervous system consisting of nerve centers; it is located in the upper portion of the head.

esophagus click to hear

Canal of the anterior portion of the digestive tract; it carries food to the stomach.

tongue click to hear

Movable mouthpart having gustatory and prehensile functions.