accessory structures

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accessory structures

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parts accessory to the main organ or structure.
Synonym(s): accessory organs (1) , adnexa, annexa
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Teeth are not only accessory organs of speech, but they are very necessary to the maintenance of buoyant health.
At the end of the 8th week (on day 57 of treatment), they were randomly selected and used for assessment of mating behavior parameters, relative weight of sex and accessory organs, and hormonal profile.
Under such hypoxia environment, some types of fish can start using their accessory organs to carry out respiration for meeting their physiological oxygen requirement.
Gastrointestinal diseases involve the organs in the digestive system - oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestions, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
The male reproductive system is comprised of two main elements; essential organs (gonads) for production of gametes and supporting accessory organs (penis), for transporting gametes to their destination (Anthony & Thibodeau 1979).
The species of clarias are widely distributed, being found in all freshwater areas, even in almost dry pools, as they have accessory organs to breath atmospheric air (Smith, 1945).
of California, San Diego) and an international group of practitioners explain techniques used in laparoscopic surgery of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts, accessory organs, and retroperitoneum, as well as aortic aneurysms, breast ductoscopy, and the evaluation of abdominal trauma.
A 1952 Liggett ad cited in Cipollone, for example, announced, "Nose, Throat, and Accessory Organs Not Adversely Affected by Smoking Chesterfields." Even at a time when evidence about the health effects of smoking was still emerging, such claims were reckless, and they can reasonably be viewed as guarantees of safety.