The Mammalian Masticatory Apparatus: An Introductory Comparative Exercise
This resource is a gives detailed protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in vertebrate biology and comparative anatomy, including student outlines and instructors notes.
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Dog examination techniques
This presentation has been developed to introduce veterinary students to the process of carrying out a systematic physical examination in canine patients. It is designed to act as an introduction to these processes and procedures only, giving the students a framework from which to work as they develop and refine these skills throughout the veterinary course. Physical examination is a key skill which will be used throughout a veterinary surgeon's career and is a key determinant in selecting diag
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The anatomy cookbook: A dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
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The physiology of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the physiology of the kidney, examining the processes by which the kidneys filter blood, control body pH and eliminate the waste products of metabolism from the body.
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Anatomical Position
A short video clip of an anatomy model in the proper anatomical position. Starts as a skeletal view and then overlays with muscle. This video could be a nice introduction to a lesson on the skeletal or muscular system and how the two systems work together for movement and support. No sound. Run time 0:59.
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Integrative Biology 131 - Lecture 01: Organization of Body
Integrative Biology 131: General Human Anatomy. Fall 2005. Professor Marian Diamond (UC Berkeley). The professor discusses the functional anatomy of the human body. This is Lecture 1: Organization of the Body. This college course video is 45 minutes long.
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Crayfish Dissection - Internal Anatomy
Identifies key features of the internal anatomy of a crayfish, using an actual dissected specimen. Would make a good pre-lab or post-lab review. The video uses lecture format (for background information) along with a lab demonstration. 9:46 min.
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Ophthalmology Lecture - Eye Anatomy, Part 1
This lecture clip (from a larger segment) covers basic eye anatomy. This is the first 6 minutes of the PowerPoint, which can be viewed in its entirety at Ophthobook.com.  In this video eyelid and external eye structures are discussed. (06:44)
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Learning How to Draw Animals
When learning to draw animals, compare their bodies and skeletal structures to that of humans to better understand how differently they move and are constructed. Study diagrams of animal anatomy to better render the species . (5:17)
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The Urinary System
The urinary system is concerned with the formation and elimination of urine. In an adult, more than 2,500 pints of blood passes through the kidneys each day. Blood enters via the renal arteries and is filtered to remove most of the waste products of metabolism. Seven pints of filtrate are produced every hour. Purified blood returns to the body circulation via the renal veins. The filtering process is carried out by more than two million tiny kidney units, or nephrons, which produce a highly conc
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Anatomy of a Kidney
There is a very brief video with still images of the kidney. This is a quote from the video:
"This cross section of a kidney, almost three times life-size, shows its blood supply and one of the filter tubules, a nephron, highly magnified. The nephron is a highly specialized coiled tubule measuring up to one inch in length. There are more than one million nephrons in each kidney. They function as the kidney's filter units. The kidneys filter unwanted materials from the blood and regulate th

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Kidney Function
'The 'kidneys are a bean shaped, fist size organ whose task is to filter blood and remove the waste.' This is a quote from the video. The information is related in a 'dry' way but the content is usable. The instructor appears to be using slideshow.
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The Excretory System
This short, humorous video explains the excretory system (also called the urinary system), including its major organs: the kidneys, ureters, urethra, and bladder.
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Learn How the Kidneys Work
How do our kidneys filter our blood stream?  This video deomonstrates and explains how our kidneys work by making a model using a water bottle, fish tank tubing, funnel, coffee filters, food coloring and water. Run time 03:52.
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The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 3/3
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each scripted lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode continues with the discussion of God in Descartes thoughts.  Mr. Steel then discusses Descartes new topic, which was anatomy.  He discovered that the senses work through the nervous system.  He then continued that our minds are separate from our
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Cervical Spine and Discs, 3D Animation
Nucleus Medical Art's 3D medical animation shows the
anatomy of a typical cervical (neck) spine and intervertebral disc. Details include orientation of the cervical spine, movements of the spinal vertebrae, and movement of intervertebral discs. A cross section of the intervertebral disk and spinal cord highlight the nucleus pulposus, annulus fibrosus, spinal cord, dura mater, spinal root, and spinal nerve. 3-D animation is set to music.  Run time 1:43.

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Review of Cat Organs and Blood Vessels
Professor reviews major blood vessels. Comparisons to human anatomy are made. Trachea, larynx, spleen, pancreas, and kidneys are also identified. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. Color video with sound. Run time 07:01.
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Histology, vagina ts x4, (direct/above view)
Histology, vagina ts x4, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Megan Quentin-Baxter, Newcastle University

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Histology, pineal body vs (calf) x4, (direct/above view)
Histology, pineal body vs (calf) x4, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Andreas Vesalivs: De Humani Corporis Fabrica
This site presents Andreas Vesalius' anatomical atlas, On the Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) in a new way and explains this effort to translate and annotate it. Never before completely translated into English, Vesalius' account of human anatomy transformed its subject and changed medical education in the West.
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