Bio 169 Lab Final Assignment : Fetal Pig Dissection

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Ashley Cooke
Amy Bridges
December 7, 2017
BIO 169 BIO 169 Lab Final Exam Assignment: Fetal Pig Dissection Lab Report In a classroom setting, each student has a different way of learning. Physical and visual learning. Performing dissections enables those that are aimed more towards physical learning to get a more hands-on experience and to get a feel of the different textures, whereas the visual learners can get a three-dimensional imagery of the different systems and how they are arranged to work together.
The materials used in this dissection include:
Preserved fetal pig
Dissecting pan
String The procedure consisted of external anatomy. We were asked to exam several characteristics of the unborn pig which includes: determining the age of the fetus by measuring the body length from its snout to the rump, examine the amount of hair on body, examine the lips, nostrils, ears, eyes, feet, chest, stomach, nipples and sexual organs. The procedure also consisted of internal anatomy which includes the oral cavity, digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system and urogenital system.
The oral cavity enabled us to identify and locate the following: the hard palate, the soft palate, the tongue, and the taste buds. This procedure taught us that mammals have two types of teeth, incisors located in the front and cheek teeth located in the back of the oral cavity. We were also asked to locate the
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