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Knee Joint Dissection || The Time is Out of Joint

How does your knee move? Learn how to dissect a knee in this video, which covers the external and internal anatomy and physiology. In this simple dissection, you’ll learn various parts of knee anatomy and how it functions.

The knee is a vital part of the human body. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to walk. But how does it move? Also, did you know that there is slippery cartilage inside the knee? In this video, you’ll learn general information about the knee, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.

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

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

Tibia Ligaments

Fibula Meniscus

Femur Articular cartilage

Patella Synovial fluid


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

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


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