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Video of a Brain Dissection

This video shows the major parts of the brain, starting with the external anatomy where the pituitary gland, optic chiasma (nerves) , olfactory lobes, dura mater, and the parts of the brain stem:  midbrain, pons, medulla, and spinal cord.   The brain is the cut along the longitudinal …

Eye Dissection

Procedural video showing how to dissect the eye and identify the major structures such as the lens, iris, pupil, vitreous humor, retina, optic disk, optic nerve. and tapetum.  Unlike humans, cows have a reflective surface on the back of their eye which enables them to see in the …

Brain Dissection, Internal

This video shows the a sagittal cut in the brain of a sheep and identifies the major structures of the brain such as the  cerebrum, corpus callosum, cerebellum, pons, medulla, thalamus, hypothalamus, pineal gland, and the four ventricles.

Sheep Brain, External Anatomy

Video shows the major structures:  cerebrum, transverse fissure, longitudinal fissure, superior and inferior colliculi, pineal gland, cerebellum.

Dissection of the Sheep Heart

The vessels of the heart are identified in this video: aorta, pulmonary trunk, brachiocephalic, and the vena cava.  The heart is then cut in half the the internal structures are revealed: the atria,  ventricles, bicuspid and tricuspid.

Cat Vessels, Lower Body

This video traces the abdominal aorta to show where it branches to the celiac trunk, the superior mesenteric, renal arteries and inferior mesenteric.   The inferior vena cava is also shown with the renal vein branches.  Finally, the abdominal aorta splits to travel into the legs at the …

Vessels that Leave the Heart

This video shows the heart and the major vessels that branch from it on a dissected cat.  The superior vena cava, aorta, subclavian, and brachiocephalic vessels are shown clearly to help students identify them on their own specimens.