fbpx Skip to content

Body Part

uvula

conic projection from the back edge of the middle of the soft palate; place of articulation of {q} and {Q}

larynx

small organ in the top of the neck involved in breathing, swallowing, and talking, AKA the voice box

chromosome

One of the bundles of DNA of which every organism gets the same number from their mother and from their father. Also the words for X chromosome and Y chromosome — or W chromosome and Z chromosome, if that's what Klingons have.

tentacle

The flexible limb or sensory organ of an invertebrate animal. Tentacles of an unidentified animal were served as Klingon food in the TNG episode “Genesis”.

RNA

ribonucleic acid

membrane

flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments

This page was last modified on April 6, 2020 and is managed by:

The Klingon Language Institute is a nonprofit corporation and exists to facilitate the scholarly exploration of the Klingon language and culture. Klingon, Star Trek, and all related marks are Copyrights and Trademarks of Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. Klingon Language Institute Authorized User.