The purpose of this lab activity is to help you learn the anatomy of a frog and give you a better understanding of the anatomy of vertebrate animals in general, including humans.

This program provides still and motion visuals of preserved and pithed* frogs, in addition to text. *A pithed frog has had its central nervous system destroyed (its spinal cord has been severed). It is technically dead, but some of its organs continue to function for a brief period. Visuals of pithed frogs are found in the section on "Internal Organs."

After completing this dissection, you should be able to:

This online dissection uses the following materials:

Where you see the image , you can click on it to download a quicktime movie on the section you are reading.

Where you see the image , you can click on it to practice what you've learned.

If you're ready to begin dissecting:


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