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Cat Dissection: A Laboratory Guide, 3rd Edition




Cat Dissection: A Laboratory Guide, 3rd Edition

Connie Allen, Valerie Harper

ISBN: 978-0-470-13799-4 July 2014 48 Pages


Cat Dissection: A Laboratory Guide, 3rd Edition directs readers through a series of dissection activities for use in the lab accompanied by new, full color photos and figures. The guide can be used as a stand-alone dissection guide or in conjunction with any Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual.

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Preface, p. 2

A. Preparing the Cat, p. 2

B. Removing the Skin, p. 3

C. Opening Ventral Body Cavities, p. 3

Dissection 1: Skeletal Muscles, p. 4

A. Dissecting Skeletal Muscles, p. 4

B. Muscles of the Head and Neck, p. 4

C. Muscles of the Chest, p. 6

D. Muscles of the Abdomen, p. 8

E. Muscles of the Back and Shoulder, p. 10

F. Muscles of the Arm and Forearm, p. 12

G. Muscles of the Thigh, p. 15

H. Muscles of the Leg, p. 18

Dissection 2: Brachial and Lumbosacral Plexuses and Major Nerves, p. 20

A. Brachial Plexus, p. 20

B. Lumbosacral Plexus, p. 22

Dissection 3: Endocrine Organs, p. 24

Dissection 4: Blood Vessels, p. 26

A. Arteries, p. 26

B. Veins, p. 29

Dissection 5: Lymphatic System, p. 30

Dissection 6: Respiratory System, p. 32

Dissection 7: Digestive System, p. 34

A. Mouth, Oropharynx, and Salivary Glands, p. 34

B. Esophagus and Abdominal Organs, p. 35

Dissection 8: Urinary and Reproductive

Systems, p. 38

A. Urinary System, p. 38

B. Male Reproductive System, p. 40

C. Female Reproductive System, p. 42