Lab 11: Cat Nervous System
Pp. 239 - 264 . If you finish early, use your extra time to study for the lab practicum. The second practicum is next week and will mostly emphasize material from Labs 7-12. However, it is likely that some material from Labs 1-6 will appear on the second lab practicum.
I) Cat (including sheep brain)
I suggest you work in pairs. One member should make a saggital section of the brain, the other member keep the brain whole.
Eye: eyelid, extrinsic eye muscles (all of them); cornea, sclera, optic nerve, lens, iris, retina, vitreous humor,
Spinal cord: meninges, spinal nerve
Brain : Dura mater, pia matter; telencephalon (cerebrum, gyri, sulci, olfactory bulbs & tracts, cerebral fissure); metencephalon (cerebellum, pons), mylencephalon (medulla oblongata); diencephalon (optic chiasma, infidibulum); Mesencephalon (superior colliculi).
Spinal Nerves : Find examples of spinal nerves; Know the following two nerves by name: Phrenic, Ischiadic (aka Sciatic).