The Mammalian heart

United States, 1982

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Episode number 11 of Series “The Web of life”.
Illustrates the structure and functioning of the mammalian heart by using the hearts of a sheep and a dog as examples. The sheep’s heart is used to show external features and internal structure, while the appearance of a living heart is seen during a chest operation on a dog at a veterinary clinic. The passage of blood through the heart, lungs and major vessels is observed through X-ray process. Suitable for upper secondary level.

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co-director

A K Lee

D Moyan

production company

Australian Academy of Science

Educational Media International

Duration

00:15:25:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

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The Web of life

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The Web of life

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