SCB208 – Lab5

Learning Schedule and Objectives

WeekTopicsAssigned Reading
5Lab Written Exam #1 (based on Sessions 1-4)
Bones of the pelvis and hind limbs. Review.
Textbook: Ch. 7: 170-204.
Lab-book: Ch. 6: 129-150.
a. Pelvis – including ilium, iliac crest, iliac spines, iliac wings, ischium, sciatic notch, ischial tuberosity, pubis, acetabulum, obturator foramen, pubic symphysis.
b. Femur – including head, greater trochanter, fovea capitis, anatomical and surgical necks, lesser trochanter, medial and lateral epicondyles, medial and lateral condyles, patellar trochlea, intercondylar fossa, and patella.
c. Tibia – including lateral and medial condyles, intercondylar eminence, tibial tuberosity, tibial crest, medial malleolus.
d. Fibula – including head and lateral malleolus.
e. Tarsus – including calcaneus, talus (astragalus), navicular, and cuboid bones.
f. Metatarsals and phalanges as in thoracic limb.
g. Student will be able to identify major joints (atlanto-occipital, scapulohumeral, coxofemoral, humeroradial, femorotibial).
h. Students have to be able to identify and describe differences in legs construction among mink, horse, cow, and sheep.
i. Navicular 3rd, Phalanx (Coffin bone) 2nd, Middle phalanx (Short Pastern) 1st, Proximal phalanx (Long Pastern), and vestigial remnants of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals (Splint bones) of horses.

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

Cat 3D Model : Pelvis with Sacrum

Cat 3D Model : Femur

Cat 3D Model : Tibia

Cat 3D Model : Fibula

Cat 3d Model : Tarsus

Horse 3D Model : Hindlimb