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Ovary Dissection || All Your Eggs in One Basket

How does the ovary work? Learn how to dissect a pig ovary in this video, which covers the external and internal anatomy and physiology.

The ovary is a vital part of the mammalian female reproductive system. It has the crucial function of producing egg cells. But how does it do it? In this video, you’ll learn general information about the physiology of the ovary, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.

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

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

Ovary Cortex

Germinal epithelium Medulla

Stroma Hilum

Oviduct (Fallopian Tube) Follicle

Uterine Horn (Uterus) Corpus Luteum

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

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


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