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Femur – Distal End

The lower end of the femur, called the distal end, articulates with the tibia of the lower leg.   It consists of two large structures called condyles, which is the greek word for “knuckle.”   In fact, if you go to a butcher shop, you can order a …

Brain – Corpus Callosum and Ventricles

This bisected brain shows the major features of the midbrain and brain stem.  The corpus callosum is just been the cortex of the brain and connects the left and right hemispheres.    The lateral ventricle is a fluid filled space found below the corpus callosum and just about …

Biceps, Lateral and Long Head

The biceps brachii is a two headed muscle on located in the upper arm region.  “Brachii” usually denotes structures found in the upper extremities and “biceps” means that it is a two-headed muscle.  On the cat, if you tease away the fascia you can separate these two heads. …