The University of Sydney
Anatomy & Histology
Arnold's Glossary of Anatomy
by Dr. M. A. (Toby) Arnold
Modifications & Additions by Deborah Bryce
This anatomical word search engine is dedicated to the memory of
Maurice (Toby) Arnold
(type full word or first few letters)
: Latin = elbow or arm; hence, the medial bone of the forearm.
: Latin = the navel.
: Latin = the boss on the centre of a shield, umbo of tympanic membrane.
: Latin uncinatus = hooked.
: Latin = hook; adjective - uncinate.
: pertaining to Latin unguis = finger-nail.
: Greek ouron = urine, and echein = to hold, hence the canal connecting the bladder and umbilicus in the foetus.
: Greek oureter = passage from kidney to bladder.
: Greek ourethra = passage from bladder to exterior.
: Latin = womb.
: diminutive of Latin uterus = womb.
: Latin uva = grape. The pigmented vascular layer of the eyeball (iris, ciliary body and choroid).
: diminutive of Latin uva = grape.