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Frog Anatomy
Vocabulary
O 1. Peritoneum – Spider web like membrane
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that covers organs.
2. Stomach – 1st site of chemical digestion;
breaks down food.
3. Liver – Makes bile (largest structure in the
body cavity; brown colored)
4. Gall Bladder – Small green sac under the
liver that stores bile
5. Esophagus – Tube that leads from the
mouth to stomach
O 6. Pancreas – Makes insulin (aids in
digestion)
O 7. Small Intestine - (duodenum and
ileum) absorbs nutrients from food
O 8. Mesentary – Holds coils of small
intestine together
O 9. Large Intestine – Collects wastes;
absorbs water
O 10. Cloaca – Urine and feces held in this area (the
sewer)
O 11. Spleen – Dark red spherical
object that serves as a holding
area for blood
O 12. Kidneys – Flattened bean
shaped organs that filter wastes
from blood
O 13. Vomarine and Maxillary Teeth –
Used for holding prey
O 14. Internal Nares – (nostrils) used for
breathing
O 15. Eustachian Tubes – equalize
pressure in inner ear
O 16. Glottis – tube leading to the lungs
O 17. Tongue – aids in grabbing prey; front
is attached
O 18. Tympanic Membrane – eardrum;
located behind eyes
O 19. Nictitating Membrane – clear eyelid;
protects the eye
O 20. Fat Bodies – Spaghetti
shaped structures that are
bright orange or yellow
O 21. Urogenital System – reproductive and
excretory system combined into one
system
O 22. Heart – located at the top of the liver
and is triangular in shape
O 23. Lungs – located underneath and
behind the heart and liver; they are
spongy
O 24. Bladder – a sac that holds urine

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