Organs are the body's vital structures, using complex structures to perform specialized tasks and connect bodily systems to each other. Learn more about how different organs look and work.
Hippocampus in the brain
What Is the Hippocampus?
Woman has inflamed salivary gland
Salivary Glands: Anatomy, Function, and Conditions
Lung cancer scan
What Are Lung Neoplasms?
Doctor talking with patient
What to Know About Liver Disease and COVID-19
Man holding eyelid open
The Lacrimal Gland: What It Is, What It Does
A digital illustration of a human brain on a blue-purple background
Third Ventricle: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Illustration showing the heart and the right ventricle.
Right Ventricle Anatomy, Function, and Dysfunction
The Anatomy of the Bulbourethral Glands
seminal vesicles
The Anatomy of the Seminal Vesicles
A physician wearing a pink stethoscope and a white coat holding a 3D representation of a colon that demonstrates different diseases and conditions that can occur in that organ.
The Anatomy of the Ascending Colon
ear anatomy - stock photo
The Anatomy of the Semicircular Canals
Innervation of the left eyeball and extraocular muscles
Ciliary Ganglion: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Eye doctor looking at patient’s eyes
Ciliary Body: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Amygdala of the brain, illustration
Your Amygdala: Anatomy and Function
Lymphatic system
The Anatomy of the Lymphatic Vessels
Anatomy of the middle ear
Anatomy of the Middle Ear
Profile of person with short dark hair and brown skin, smelling a melon
Olfactory Epithelium: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Gray profile image showing submandibular gland in orange
Submandibular Gland: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Ventricular system of the brain
Ventricular System: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Nasal cavity
Anatomy of the Nasal Cavity
Vestibule of the Ear Anatomy
The Vestibule of the Ear
The lining of the jejunum
Jejunum: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
The choroid plexus lines the brain and produces CSF
What Is the Choroid Plexus?
The brainstem is continuous wth the spinal cord
What to Know About the Brainstem
outer ear
Outer Ear: Anatomy, Location, and Function
human ear anatomy
The Inner Ear: Anatomy, Location, and Function
Midbrain Is Located at the Top of Your Brainstem
The Anatomy of the Midbrain
Esophagus illnesses - stock photo
What You Should Know About the Esophagus
Blue x-ray image showing ureters running from the kidney to the bladder
Ureters: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
X-ray image of the breast, showing the internal breast in bright, neon colors
Mammary Glands: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Taste Buds: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
A white-presenting person's earlobe under a head of short, black and gray hair
Anatomy of the Earlobe
The eardrum sits between the outer ear and middle ear
Anatomy of the Eardrum
Primarily black and white photo of the human neck. There are four red and yellow spots near the center of the neck indicating the location of the parathyroid.
Parathyroid: Anatomy, Location, and Function
biliary system
The Anatomy of the Biliary System
Bone marrow under the microscope
Bone Marrow: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
The lens of the eye
The Lens: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
The choroid plexus in the ventricles of the brain
Choroid Plexus Anatomy
Thalamus and hypothalamus in the diencephalon of the brain
Model of human organs
All 11 Organ Systems and What They Do
Parotid Gland: Anatomy, Location, and Function
Bladder anatomy
Bladder: Anatomy, Location, and Function
lungs anatomy
Anatomy of the Lungs
Male testes, illustration
The Anatomy and Function of the Testes
Human Thymus Anatomy
Thymus: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Checking the Lymph Nodes
The Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland
X-ray illustrating the anatomy of the diaphragm
How Your Diaphragm Helps You Breathe
Ear anatomy
Anatomy and Function of the Cochlea
Female human ear closeup - stock photo
The Anatomy of the Ear
The fight against wrinkles
Cornea: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
Close-up of an eye showing the details in the iris and sclera.
The Anatomy of the Iris
adrenal glands
The Anatomy of the Adrenal Gland
The Anatomy of the Gallbladder
Photo of a person holding a sore wrist
The Carpal Tunnel: Anatomy, Function, and Rehab Considerations
Vas deferens
Anatomy of the Vas Deferens
doctor looking at man's throat and pharynx
The Anatomy of the Pharynx
Doctor showing brain x-ray on digital tablet to patients
The Anatomy of the Pituitary Gland
Anatomy of the penis
The Anatomy and Function of the Penis
woman at doctor's office
The Anatomy of the Vulva
Small intestine
The Anatomy of the Small Intestine

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