Chapter 3: Dissection of Neck, External Thorax, and Abdominal Wall

IMPORTANT NOTE: For diagrams, more detailed information, etc., please reference Guide to the Dissection of the Dog (DG), pages 20-26, 84-93, 97-98, 103, and 149-154 (8th ed.).

This chapter is split into four parts:

  • Neck
  • External Thorax
  • Abdominal Wall
  • Opening the Thorax

Your mission is to work with your dissection teammates to complete all four parts of this dissection in the allotted amount of time associated with the neck, external thorax, and abdominal wall dissection. All terms in bold font that are not italicized are fair game for quizzes and exams. (Italicized terms are for your information only and are not testable information.) 

Click this link to access the complete Dissection of Neck, External Thorax, and Abdominal Wall learning objectives and terms list; this material can also be found on the course Canvas site.


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