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Rat, The: A Functional Anatomy

Synopsis
A multimedia resource providing a detailed study of the functional relationship among organ systems in the rat, from gross morphology to microscopic detail. It also allows the user to explore and identify the biological features of evolutionary significance that determine the position of mammals and other classes within the vertebrate kingdom. In three main sections: introduction, classification of the vertebrates, and functional anatomy. Allows the user to explore the major organ systems (digestive, circulatory and respiratory, urogenital, sense organs and the brain, the skeleton) from three perspectives: physiology, histology and anatomy.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1999
Notes
Additional information at http://video.mdc.port.ac.uk/therat.htm
Reviewed by Manuel Berdoy in Viewfinder 39 (May 00), p19.
Uses
A-level and 1st-year undergraduate biology.
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
dissection procedures; laboratory animals; rats

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM
Format
PC Version
Price
£58.75
Availability
Sale
Year
2005

Production Company

Name

University of Portsmouth, Media Development Centre

Sponsor

Name

European Commission

Name

Institute of Biology

Distributor

Name

University of Portsmouth, Learning Media Development

Contact
Richard Hackett
Email
lmd@port.ac.uk
Web
http://video.mdc.port.ac.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
023 9284 5876
Fax
023 9284 5869
Address
Town Mount
Hampshire Terrace
Portsmouth
PO1 2QG
Notes
Unit Director: Jeremy Miles

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