accessory organ

accessory organ
órgano accesorio, órgano controlado por otro órgano.

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  • Organ (anatomy) — For the musical instrument, see Organ (music). In biology, an organ (Latin: organum, instrument, tool , from Greek ὄργανον, organon, organ, instrument, tool [1]) is a collection of tissues joined in structural unit to serve a common function. [2] …   Wikipedia

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  • accessory — In anatomy, denoting certain muscles, nerves, glands, etc. that are auxiliary or supernumerary to some similar, generally more important thing. SYN: accessorius. [L. accessorius, fr. ac cedo, pp. cessus, to move toward] * * * ac·ces·so·ry ik ses… …   Medical dictionary

  • Accessory digestive gland — An accessory digestive gland is a gland of the digestive system that is not a part of the digestive tract.An example of an accessory digestive gland is the exocrine pancreas.cite book |author=Ahrens, Thomas; Prentice, Donna |title=Critical care… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ of Bojanus — The Organ of Bojanus is actually the molluscan kidney. It is the excretory organ of the molluscs (e.g. Sepia, Octopus, mussels, etc). Some other molluscs have another type of organ for excretion called Keber s organ. It was described for the… …   Wikipedia

  • accessory respiratory organ — a superficial or internal organ which complements the gills in exchange of gases with the environment when the fish is in poorly oxygenated water or in air. In some cases it may also function as a hydrostatic organ …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Accessory placenta — An extra placenta separate from the main placenta. Also called a succenturiate or supernumerary placenta. The placenta is the organ joining the mother and fetus, the organ that permits the provision of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus and the… …   Medical dictionary

  • accessory stop — noun : a stop knob used on an organ to control a coupler or other mechanical device rather than a register of pipes …   Useful english dictionary