Cat Dissection: A Laboratory Guide, 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-01-07
  • Publisher: Wiley

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This laboratory guide directs students through a series of dissection activities for use in the lab accompanied by full color photos and figures.

Author Biography

Dr. Connie Allen is the dean of Arts and Sciences at Edison College in Southwest Florida.

Table of Contents

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

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