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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Under such hypoxia environment, some types of fish can start using their accessory organs to carry out respiration for meeting their physiological oxygen requirement.
The respiratory organs of air-breathing fish are the accessory organs of gill respiration.
Contract notice: Operational maintenance of pc-7 of the directorate general of armaments - flight tests (dga / ev) - cell party accessory organs equipment (oae), propeller.
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.
The Hershberger assay is one of the assays selected for validation based on the need for in vivo screening to detect androgen agonists or antagonists by measuring the response of five sex accessory organs and tissues of castrated juvenile male rats: the ventral prostate, the seminal vesicles with coagulating glands, the levator ani and bulbocavernosus muscle complex, the Cowper's glands, and the glans penis.
A 1952 Liggett ad cited in Cipollone, for example, announced, "Nose, Throat, and Accessory Organs Not Adversely Affected by Smoking Chesterfields.
By observing an anti-inflammatory mechanism, spatially confined to the GI tract and its accessory organs, we were able to create and refine our hypothesis for the treatment of IBD.
The presence of estrogen receptors in tissues of accessory organs (placenta, mammary glands) and other tissues (adipose, bone) is well known in mammals but has not been investigated in teleosts.