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Pluck Dissection

This film shows how to carry out a dissection of a sheep pluck, showing the relative positions of the trachea, lungs and heart. This dissection focuses on the function of the breathing system, and a description is provided in the teachers' notes of how to inflate one of the lobes in the lungs via an incision made in the trachea.

This resource was funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Society of Biology.

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