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2. Abdominal tonsil (8)
3. Angle between the long axis of the cervix of the uterus and the long axis of the vagina (11)
5. This part of the urinary bladder develops from the absorption of the mesonephric ducts (7)
8. Permanent fold of mucous membrane of the small intestine (5,10)
11. The constant notch in the lower part of the lesser curvature of the stomach (8,9)
12. Fertilization of the ovum takes place in this part of the fallopian tube (7)
13. Unpaired ganglion of the sympathetic chain (8,5)
16. Superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein are its formative tributaries (6,4)
17. Remnant of the left umbilical vein in the liver (10,5)
19. This part of the anal canal represents the junction between the endoderm and the ectoderm (9,4)
20. This part of the stomach is above the level of the cardiac orifice (6)
21. This condition results from the deviated descent of the testis (7,6)
22. Aggregated lymphoid follicles seen in the ileum at the antimesenteric border (6,7)
23. Enlarged veins around the umbilicus in portal hypertension (5,7)
24. This pathway along the lesser curvature of the stomach allows liquids to pass along (12)


1. Outer longitudinal muscle coat forms these narrow bands in the large intestine (6,4)
4. Hindgut lies in this fold of the embryo (4)
6. Radiological investigation to check for the patency of the female reproductive tract (acronym) (3)
7. This part of the large intestine is devoid of sacculations, appendices epiploicae and taenia coli (6)
8. Inferior fascia of the urogenital diaphragm (8,8)
9. Free margin of this fold of the peritoneum forms the anterior boundary of epiploic foramen (6,7)
10. Surgical treatment for peptic ulcer where the vagus is sectioned (8)
14. Abdominal policeman (7,7)
15. This vein is called the 'coronary vein' (4,7)
18. Mass of liver tissue that sometimes bridges the groove for the inferior vena cava (4,7)