14 de juny 2012



Internal anatomy of a bee

Internal anatomy of a bee: hive-dwelling social insect which produces honey and wax.
Dorsal aorta: blood vessel in the back of a bee that carries blood from the heart to the organs.
Esophagus: part of the digestive system just after the mouth.
Heart: blood-pumping organ.
Intestine: final part of the digestive system.
Rectum: last part of the intestine.
Sting: stinger of a bee.
Nail: pointed nail of a bee.
Venom sac: pocket containing the bee's venon.
Crop: bulge between the esophagus and the gizzard of a bee.
Ventral nervous system: the collection of nerves in the abdomen.
Pharynx: intersection of the respiratory and digestive tracts.
Antenna: organ of touch of a bee.
Brain: seat of the mental faculties of a bee.
Salivary gland: glandular organ that produces saliva.