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Liver & Gallbladder Dissection || Life Loves the Liver Of It

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

The liver is a vital part of the human body. It has over 500 different functions! Also, did you know that the liver produces bile? In this video, you’ll learn general information about the liver, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.

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

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

Lobes Esophageal notch

Gallbladder Inferior vena cava

Hepatic duct Hepatic artery

Bile duct Hepatic portal vein

Diaphragm Hepatic veins

Bare area Bile

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

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


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