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Cat Heart – In Situ

An “in situ” view is one that leaves the structure in it’s original place.  In the view below, the heart of the cat has been cut to reveal the left and right ventricle.  Note that the left ventricle has a much thicker muscular wall.  This is because it …

Vitreous Humor of the Eye

This dissected eye shows the clear gel that fill the space between the lens and the retina of the eye.  In a preserved specimen, the fluid is cloudy and thick, having the consistency of gelatin.  When the eye is cut in half, the lens can be found floating …

Stomach and Pyloric Sphincter Valve

The pyloric sphincter valve is found between the stomach and the duodenum of the small intestine.  It regulates the passage of food from the stomach into the small intestine.  On the dissected frog below, the black pin indicates the stomach and the red indicates the location of the …

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 …