A spermatic cord is made up of fibers and tissues that connect to and support each of a man's testicles. When a man ejaculates, semen passes through each spermatic cord, which also supplies blood to the testicles. More »

The umbilical cord connects the baby to the placenta in the mother's womb, transporting oxygen and nutrients to the baby, and carrying away waste products, such as carbon dioxide. Still attached to the baby's abdomen at ... More »

An earthworm's ventral nerve cord carries signals from the brain to the body and allows for the coordination of the ganglia in each segment past the fourth. Ganglia are clusters of nerve cells, and an earthworm's brain i... More »

In males, the function of the inguinal canal is to allow structures of the spermatic cord to travel between the testes to the abdomen, explains ManAnatomy. In females, it allows the round ligament of uterus to pass from ... More »

A structure composed of two or more tissues that work together to perform a particular function is called an organ. The liver is the largest as well as the heaviest organ in the human body. Other major organs include the... More »

The musculoskeletal system's primary function is to connect tissues to bones, thus establishing a physical framework to support the body's weight during movement. This system is given commands via interconnected nerves t... More »

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A group of tissues that work together to perform one basic function are called organs. When groups of organs work together to perform the same function, they are referred to as an organ system. More »