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    Crucian Carp Lab Report

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    Abstract The crucian carp is an actinopterygii fish which is known to possess a swim bladder and non-muscular lobed fins. These fishes are also known as ray finned fishes. The fish contains the organs responsible for the digestion, respiratory, circulatory and nervous system. In order to observe the internal organs of the fish, the fish firstly is euthanasiated with clove oil. The external anatomy of the fish has five fins; pectoral, pelvic, dorsal, anal and caudal fin, a cloaca is located right behind the anal fin and this is where the cut is made until the beginning of the head. The fillet is removed to expose the internal organs. The crucian carp anatomy is similar to that of the other vertebrates. The fish contains most of the internal…

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    Comparative Morphology

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    Comparative morphology is the study of the anatomical patterns of structures within an organism’s body and how it allows the taxonomical categorization of a species. The anatomy of an organism is significant to the functions of that particular body part of the organism (Kardong, 2015). To be able to compare the structures of an organism allows emphasis in particular themes of the vertebrae structures. The functional morphology of an organism includes the study of the relationships between…

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    INTRODUCTION Length-weight relationship studies of fishes are considered as an important tool for understanding of fish. Length is a linear measure (in centimeter) and the weight of a fish (in gram) is approximately equal to its volume (cubic centimeter). Hence, weight of a fish is a function of length. The relationship can be expressed by the hypothetical law W= aL 3 . The value of exponent may…

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    1. Differentiate between skin of fish and amphibia Fish (Scoliodon) Amphibia (Frog) *Skin is rough and tough which remains *Skin is smooth and loose which remain attached with the underlying muscles. separates from the underlying muscles by lymph . sac. …

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    ON PUFFINS AND THEIR OPTIMIZATION FOR DUAL LOCOMOTION BY B. SIDELL ABSTRACT -- Puffins, one of the few wing-propelled diving birds, are specialized into a specific niche. By balancing the optimization of their bodies for locomotion between the two media of air and sea water created a unique anatomy for a bird. The evolution of Auks, which includes the puffin, shows a mixture of characteristics similar to those of the ultimate diving bird, the penguin, and the large-winged flyers, such as the…

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    As their skeletal systems differ, their muscle location and distribution differs as well. Crayfish have more joints, working together with muscles, enabling more movement than starfish (Muscles Anatomy Neal Pearce). By having more joints crayfish are able to move efficiently both on land and in water. In terms of efficiency however, starfish are able to get their job done as well by using its hydraulic system found in its limbs which takes in water from the surface the starfish would like to…

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    Patagonia Field Course

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    I received my Associate Degree in Math and Science. At my previous college, I had so many incredible opportunities to learn about the anatomy, physiology, and obscurities of every phylum, through dissections and field work. As my knowledge and respect for wildlife and conservation grew, I was given the opportunity to be the cartographer and artist for the Washtenaw Community College Nature Trail that was put into place this year for education and conservation efforts in the natural habitat for…

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    medicine as a career in my life. One unique thing about medical profession is, we can help to ease the person’s physical sufferings and can bring back smile on his/her face, and I feel it is very rewarding for us. Anatomy was my beloved subject in Medical school, and I always excelled in it. I enjoy the relationship of various structures to each other and cross-sectional anatomy. In the Medical school, my continued diligence granted me with distinction and first rank in the University in…

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    Becoming A Neurosurgeon

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    It takes many years of school and hard work to become a neurosurgeon. Minimum requirements to get a job as a neurosurgeon include four years of undergraduate school, four years of medical school, and three to eight years of internships and residency (okcareerguide). Even after all of the schooling, it is still difficult to become a neurosurgeon. A minimum entry for medical school is three years of college and most people entering already have at least a bachelor’s degree and many have more…

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    Radiologists are highly educated professionals. The road to a career as a radiologist typically begins with earning a bachelor's degree. Medical school prerequisite courses include biology, chemistry and physics. A number of undergraduate students opt to work or volunteer in medical settings to gain experience. The road continues with four years of medical school to become a physician. Medical school consists of two years of classroom education in the sciences, such as anatomy, pathology,…

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