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Lung resin cast model

Unknown1951

The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

To create this model polymer resin was carefully injected into the air passages inside the lung, known as the bronchial tree. The lungs were then submerged in hydrochloric acid, which corroded the spongy tissue, leaving only the hardened resin in place.

University of Edinburgh, Anatomy Collection: 4822

Details

  • Title: Lung resin cast model
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1951
  • Medium: polymer resin

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