The Rat - A Functional Anatomy

Producer: University of Portsmouth

This is a comprehensive teaching and learning resource that provides a detailed study of the functional relationship between organ systems in the rat, from gross morphology to microscopic detail. It has 3 parts: An introduction to the rat, Classification of the vertebrates, A functional anatomy. The latter gives the option to explore each of the major organ systems from an anatomical, physiological or histological perspective. The CD–ROM contains over 50 mins. of video including footage of the live animal and dissection technique, audio introductions to all sequences, over 100 histological slides that can be viewed at range of magnifications, diagrams, animations and text to provide a rich learning environment through which to study mammalian biology.


Year of production: 1998
Medium: CD-ROM
System requirements: Windows only - Win95/98/NT with DirectX software; Pentium 166 MHz, 16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended), 16-bit sound card
Price: £50.00 (excl. VAT)