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New Anatomy Lab Opens - Tufts Now


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No longer will they have to practice dissection in a windowless, cramped basement: Today marks the opening of the new light-filled, state-of-the-art Michael Jaharis Jr. Anatomy Laboratory—the Michael J. Anatomy Lab, for short. Made possible by a $15 ...

Hometrainingtools.com - Earthworm Dissection

Billings, Montana - United States

Earthworms are important helpers in the garden or field! Their tunneling mixes up the soil and brings rich soil to the surface. You can observe the organs of these tiny creatures by dissecting a preserved earthworm.

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Among the most familiar invertebrate animals are the earthworms, members of the phylum Annelida. The word annelida means "ringed" and refers to a series of rings or segments that make up the bodies of the members of this phylum. Internally, septa, or dividing walls, are located between the segments. External segments are called metameres. There may be more than 100 segments in an adult worm. The clitellum is a swelling of the body found in sexual

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Examine your earthworm and determine the dorsal and ventral sides. Locate the two openings on the ventral surface of the earthworm. - The openings toward the anterior of the worm are the sperm ducts - The openings near the clitellum are the genital setae.

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Dissection is usually applied to the examination of plants and animals. The term is also used in relation to mechanisms, computer programs, written materials, etc. , as a synonym for terms such as reverse engineering or literary deconstruction. Dissection is usually performed by students in courses of biology, botany and anatomy and in association with medical and arts studies. Vivisection refers to the dissection of a living animal, often for t

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Cow's Eye Dissection
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