SCB208 – Lab10

Learning Schedule and Objectives

WeekTopicsAssigned Reading
10Lab Written Exam #2 (based on Weeks 6-9)
Muscular System of Bird and Rat.
Handout materials.
Laboratory Specimens
Cat and Mink specimen images.
a. Students will learn to identify: Masseter muscle; Serratus dorsalis and ventralis, Sternocleidomastoid muscles, Sternohyoid muscles, Pectoantebrachialis, Pectoralis major, Pectoralis minor, Xyphihumeralis, External intercostals, Internal intercostals, Linea alba, External abdominal oblique, Internal abdominal oblique, Transverse abdominal, Rectus abdominis, Gluteus maximus, Pectineus, Iliopsis, Tennisimus, Vastus medialis, Vastus lateralis, Vastus intermedius, Rectus femoris, Soleus, Flexor digitorum longus, Extensor digitorum longus.
b. Students compare dissected or diagrams of Rat and Bird muscles with those of Cat and Mink. Discussion of found differences.

Important Notice

  • Bring the Laboratory Manual to every Lab class. Preview manual before lab.
  • Dissection Kit must be purchased and brought to lab starts from Lab7.
  • Shoes with open tows and slippers do not allowed in the Laboratory Room.
  • Read Biology Laboratory Safety guidelines or download Biology Lab Safety PPT.
  • Above rules may not apply to remote learning, please reach out to your instructor.
  • No makeup practical exam.


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Lab Activities

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