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Bone Dissection || I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!

What’s inside your bones? Learn how to dissect a bone in this video, which covers the external and internal anatomy and physiology of the long bone. In this simple dissection, you’ll learn various parts of bone anatomy and how your bones function.

Bones are a vital part of the human body. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to move. But what’s inside of them? How do they grow? Also, did you know that there’s two types of bone marrow? In this video, you’ll learn general information about bones, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.

This dissection lab is for anyone who is curious about bone anatomy, wants to cover bone anatomy for a course, missed the bone dissection during biology class, or just wondered, “How hollow are my bones?”. The video will teach you how to dissect a bone step by step, and review the external and internal anatomy of the bone.

In this video, we’ll cover the following structures:

Shaft Spongy bone

Diaphysis Yellow bone

Epiphysis Red marrow

Metaphysis Nutrient artery

Compact bone Periosteum

If you want to learn more about bone anatomy, here’s a link to a website with more detailed information, as well as diagrams:

If you have any questions regarding bone anatomy, dissection methodology, or general biology, feel free to leave a comment. We'll try our best to reply.


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