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  Fetal pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fetal pigs are used in elementary as well as advanced biology classes as objects for dissection.
Fetal pigs are the by-product of the meat packing industry and their large size makes them a good choice for study.
Dissected fetal pig, showing the thoracic cavity, including the rib cage, the heart in the pericardium, the lungs, the diaphragm, part of the liver, and all those organs under the neck.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fetal_pig   (201 words)

 Pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pig is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
Pigs are commonly associated with greed ("as greedy as a pig"), obesity, gluttony ("to pig out") and sloth ("a lazy pig").
Pigs are also associated with dirtiness ("this room is a pigsty"); the latter probably comes from their habit of wallowing in mud.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pig   (1387 words)

 True-False Quiz 3
The duodenum of the fetal pig is a section of large intestine.
The trachea of the fetal pig is a rigid white-coloured tube that lies under (dorsal to) the esophagus.
The ovaries of a fetal pig are easily located deep in the abdomen as pea-sized organs, usually brown in colour, and connected to twisting tubes called the oviducts.
www.execulink.com /~ekimmel/tf_quiz3.htm   (371 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The dissection of the fetal pig in the laboratory is important because pigs and humans have the same level of metabolism and have similar organs and systems.
Also, fetal pigs are a byproduct of the pork food industry so they aren't raised for dissection purposes, and they are relatively inexpensive.
Carefully lay the pig on one side in your dissecting pan and cut away the skin from the side of the face and upper neck to expose the masseter muscle that works the jaw, lymph nodes, and salivary glands.
www.lhsbio.org /B2_pigdissect.htm   (3199 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection - I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The advantage of using fetal pigs is that they are easier to dissect than adult cats, rats, or rabbits.
This cord connects the fetal pig to the placenta within the uterus of the mother pig.
If your fetal pig is a female, be careful not to damage the ovaries, oviduct, and uterus during the upcoming exercises.
www.usd.edu /biol/labs/164/164_Pig.htm   (6627 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Before observing internal or external structures of the fetal pig, use your dissection manual, textbook, and dissection notebook to answer the pre-lab questions on the fetal pig.
Measure your pig's length from the tip of its snout to the base of its tail and record this on your hand-in.
Use the length/age chart on this sheet or the inside cover of your dissection manual to determine the age of your fetal pig and record this.
sps.k12.ar.us /massengale/fetal_pig_dissection.htm   (3310 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection
I did not dissect the fetal pig as part of a class, I did it on my own before and after school, that is why it took me so long to finish it.
Dispose of the pig properly: if your school, or wherever you are dissecting, does not have a program set up to dispose of the animal, seal it in the original bag and put it in the dumpster.
My fetal pig was approximately 38.7 cm, which means that it is a full term pig, approximately 112-115 days old.
www.malvern.k12.ia.us /fetalpigpage/goodpig.html   (1054 words)

THE VISCERA This should be a review of fetal pig freshman studies, and will help you to see embryo organ placement in younger stages.
To see the organs in these cavities, a careful dissection is required since the fetal pig tissues are thin and easily cut.
   stomach, on the left side of the pig, (your right side) under the liver, it is joined by the duodenum to  the small intestine which is highly coiled, and  ends in the colon of the large intestine which is larger than the rest, and clearly visible.
www.csun.edu /~vcbio001/pigvisc.html   (987 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection
Fetal pigs are good to dissect but I didn't like the dissection experiment because the pig smelled and looked nasty.
The dissection of the fetal pig was a very fun experience for me. by dissecting the fetal pig let me see a lot of different body part of the pig.
The dissection of a fetal pig was very disgusting but interesting.I disliked and liked it.I disliked it because the way it looked and the way it felt.I learned alot of a fetal pig.Yes,it was a valuable experience for a science students.
schools.nycenet.edu /d75/p256q/fetalpigmain.html   (2156 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection
The pig and human are quite similar in their internal anatomy they both belong to the same subphylum, Vertebrata, and to the same class, Mammalia.
Limbs: The pig's limbs are adapted for walking on its toes (digitigrade locomotion) and varies from the human foot, which is adapted or walking on the sole (plantigrade locomotion).
This cord was originally attached to the fetal portion of the placenta, the organ responsible for exchanging nutrients and wastes between the fetus and mother.
www2.uwsuper.edu /biology/123/SYLLABUS/ACTIVITY/Others/Fpig.htm   (3059 words)

 Fetal Pig Cells Transplanted Into Brains Of Parkinson's Patients   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In cell transplantation, cells are taken from fetal, or unborn, developing, pigs and are transplanted into a human brain.
Transplanting human fetal cells is also being studied, but the lack of availability of these cells have hampered these efforts.
In Dr. Schumacher's research, both fetal pig cells and patients were treated with anti-rejection methods and no overt signs of rejection or untoward events have been seen.
www.pslgroup.com /dg/6CB06.htm   (781 words)

 fetal pig I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The fetal pig provides an interesting specimen to observe the internal organs of vertebrates.
Study the external anatomy of the fetal pig.
Dissect the pig to observe organ systems and their organization, particularly the respiratory, digestive and circulatory systems.
www.ns.purchase.edu /biology/bio1560lab/fetal_pig.htm   (147 words)

 Fetal Pig Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
umbilical cord - connects the fetal pig to the placenta inside the uterus of the mother.
spleen - attached to the (pig's) left side of the stomach by a thin layer of peritoneum a dark colored gland, aids in blood filtration and serves as a reservoir for red blood cells and macrophages.
The pig embryos are distributed throughout the uterine horn when the female pig becomes pregnant.
www.usd.edu /biol/labs/103/PigStyGd2003.htm   (1536 words)

 Dissection of a Fetal Pig - Laboratory Manual for Biology 112
Note the thin peeling layer of tissue covering the body of your pig.  This layer is the epitrichium, a layer of embryonic skin that peels off as hair develops beneath it.
2.  Whether your pig is male or female, make the second incision (2M) as a half circle anterior to the umbilicus and then proceed with two incisions posteriorly to the region between the hindlimbs.  Do not make the 2F incision.  If you have a male, be careful not to cut deeply into the scrotum.
In both pigs and humans, the allantoic duct collapses at birth and urine flows from the bladder into the urethra.
www.bio.davidson.edu /Courses/bio112/Bio112LabMan/cppig.html   (3500 words)

 Fetal pigs are good dissection specimens.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Fetal pigs are not bred for the purpose of dissection.
Fetal pigs are not killed for the purpose of dissection.
No two fetal pigs, even though they are perfectly normal, will look exactly the same.
www.goshen.edu /bio/PigBook/dissectionadvantages.html   (312 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection - I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Be able to identify, and know the names and functions major structures of the fetal pig's external anatomy.
Be able to identify, and know the names and functions of the major structures of the fetal pig's internal gross anatomy.
The head bears the mouth and jaws, the snout (nose), the external nostrils (nares), the eyes, and the external ears.
www.usd.edu /biol/labs/101/pigone03.htm   (2188 words)

 fetal pig parts
… The diaphragm isn't used by the fetal pig because gas … 3.
I believe the fetal pig is an integral part of this learning expenence.".
… wish to examine the anatomy of the fetal pig in some … is much to learn in considering pig anatomy … that you notice the relationships among organs and organ parts.
www.johnriedel.com /fetal-pig-parts.html   (476 words)

 The Fetal Pig
The Fetal Pig This program is a useful tool for both individual students and for classroom or group demonstrations.
The Fetal Pig is a great way to prepare students for in-depth laboratory work which may include a dissection project.
The Fetal Pig was designed by a veteran high school biology and a pioneer in the use of computer's in science education.
www.venturaes.com /data/html/VES034.html   (124 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection Activity
Use a metric ruler to measure the length of your fetal pig.
Use the diagram of the ventral cuts of a fetal pig dissection to assist this.
Identify at least 12 major internal organs in your fetal pig for your teacher.
www.ekcsk12.org /science/lelab/pigdissection.html   (752 words)

 Fetal Pig Cell Transplant Controls Seizures
NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters Health) -- A transplant of brain cells from a pig fetus into the brain of a man with life-long, untreatable seizures reduced the number of the patient's seizures by 40%, report Harvard researchers.
The fetal pig nerve cells produce a neurochemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), "a natural fire extinguisher for seizures," said Dr. Steven C. Schachter, of Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Schachter said that he has performed fetal brain cell transplants in two more patients, one of whom is now seizure-free.
www.personalmd.com /news/a1998121406.shtml   (216 words)

 fetal pig digestion
Views of the internal organs of the fetal pig.
… you were like me, your first real exposure to the pig digestive system happened during biology class in high school, when we were asked to dissect a fetal pig.
Fetal pancreatic islets release insulin poorly in response to glucose; however, the cellular mechanism for this is controversial.
www.a-work-of-art.com /fetal-pig-digestion.html   (417 words)

 Fetal Pigs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
When the bio class was dissecting fetal pigs, a friend of mine calls for me to come into their room.
I disected fetal pigs in biology too, except our teacher was a bitch so we didn't get to do anything fun like make pig intestine necklaces.
However, in high school we got to disect cats, a fetal pig, and a dead clown.
forums.livingwithstyle.com /t165844-fetal-pigs.html   (628 words)

 Fetal Pig Sectioning Experience
Many of the school suppliers get their pigs from large butchering companies that are not able to use them.
The pigs were then placed in a plastic lined box and frozen for 24hrs.
Students determined the sex of the fetal pig, external characteristics and internal organs.
www.millwood.ednet.ns.ca /biology/fetalpig.htm   (227 words)

 Carolina: On the Cutting Edge: Inquiry-Based Dissection
Students are given a labeled diagram and asked to identify their pig’s external anatomical structures prior to performing the dissection.
Students are directed with questions from the teacher (rather than answers) and are given the opportunity to come up with the answers on their own before dissecting their pigs.
fetal pigs allow you and your students to focus on the inquiry rather than the smell.
www.carolina.com /preserved/cutting_edge_pig.asp   (392 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection - External   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
If your pig is female, you should also note that urogenital papilla is present near the genital opening.
Open the pig's mouth and locate the hard and soft palate on the roof of the mouth.
The length of the fetal pig can give you a rough estimate of its age.
www.biologycorner.com /worksheets/pig_dissect_external.html   (347 words)

 fetal pig II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
fetal pig II Internal Anatomy of the Fetal Pig
Part II The fetal pig provides an interesting specimen to observe the internal organs of vertebrates.
Dissect the pig to observe organ systems and their organization, particularly the urinary, reproductive, nervous and sensory systems.
www.ns.purchase.edu /biology/bio1560lab/fetal_pig_ii.htm   (139 words)

 Fetal Pig Dissection Lab 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For this lab activity you should follow the instructions provided in the Units 8-9 of your fetal pig dissection guide that came with the fetal pig you purchased (pp.
44-47 of Dissection of the Fetal Pig by Roger Phillips and Sandra Shomaker).
For Unit 8 (Urinary System), know the structures (and their major functions) of the excretory system of the fetal pig labeled on the diagram in Figures 31 and 32 (pp.
krupp.wcc.hawaii.edu /BIOL100L/Assignments/lab06home.htm   (293 words)

 fetal pig muscles
… In almost every case, fetal pigs have the same muscles as humans, with some small variations in the size and location of some muscles related to the fact that …
… Therefore, an intact brain and hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis are not critical to growth and development of fetal pig skeletal muscle as measured in this study.
The ability of fetal pig skeletal muscle (biceps femoris) to metabolize glucose, fructose, lactate,...
www.johnriedel.com /fetal-pig-muscles.html   (481 words)

 The Fetal Pig
The Fetal Pig - Grades 7 - 12
A Comprehensive Study of Mammal Anatomy Focusing on the Fetal Pig......
The Fetal Pig makes an excellent alternative to dissection and is also often used by teachers to prepare students for hands-on lab experiences.
www.venturaes.com /products/fetal_pig   (183 words)

 High School Students on Dissection
Because the fetal pig is amazingly similar to the human, I was able to understand my own anatomy and physiology.
It was not until this year, with this fetal pig experience, that I could say I truly understand the location of various structures.
The pigs are used for educational purposes and that therefore justifies their use.
www.ahc.umn.edu /rar/MNAALAS/Dissection.html   (2265 words)

 Animalearn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Product Information: An interactive simulation of a fetal pig dissection which includes an examination of the external features and a dorsal and ventral dissection.
This program includes schematics and a glossary for a greater understanding of the fetal pig dissection, as well as a quiz for self-assessment.
Product Information: The model is shown in raised relief and clearly illustrates the internal structures of the fetal pig.
www.animalearn.org /docs/e/epig.php   (222 words)

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