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What's the scientific name for "whiskers"?
Vibrissae
What are the functions of the external oblique and the rectus abdominus?
They bend the rat forward.
what binds the muscles together?
ligaments
what was difficult about removing the skin from the rat?
the connective tissue
what are the 4 lobes of the rat's right lung?
anterior, middle, posterior, and postcaval
what was the color of the lungs?
reddish-pinkish
Where did it become more difficult to cut as you opened the chest cavity?
near the ribs
did the pericardium stay in place as you opened the thoracic cavity?
no, it tears
What holds the trachea open?
C-shaped cartilage rings
Which part of the right lung appears to be on the left side?
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Are the right and left atria easy to tell apart?
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why are the atria thin walled?
to recieve blood and only pump to the ventricle
are the left and right ventricles easy to tell apart from an external view?
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When blood leaves the heart through the pulmonary artery, where does it go?
the lungs
what blood vessel returns blood to the heart from the head and chest area?
pulmonary veins
What appears to be the largest organ in the rat?
liver
What appears to be the longest organ in the rat?
small intestine
can you always tell the difference between the small and large intestine?
yes.
What is the spleen located close to and what does it do?
located near the liver. it stores and filters blood.
what structure hold the organs in place?
mesentary
how many lobes does the rat's liver have?
four
what separates the abdominal and thoracic cavity?
diaphragm
what carries urine to the bladder?
ureter
what was the sex of your rat?
It was a female.