Understanding equine dentistry: Horse head cross section with teeth and maxillary sinus topography

equine dentistry horse head topography details

The complex topography of the equine head is a challenge for vets. Teeth problems can cause paranasal sinus pain and horse tooth extraction can open the maxillary sinus. Beautiful visualisation of horse head anatomy. Find this image print offered in the plastination shop.

Rabbit teeth anatomy – why do tooth problems cause eye and nose symptoms?

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Rabbit teeth anatomy

Length of rabbit front teeth in the jaws.

Anatomical photographs provide detailed insights

Real anatomical sheet plastinate of a rabbit head

Rabbit teeth reach very far into the jaws. They end close to the eye and nose cavity. This is why teeth problems in rabbits can be misinterpreted as eye disease or infection of the nose. The real anatomical plastinate of the rabbit head allows better understanding of the topography of the rabbit teeth and other structures of the head. The real plastinated specimens and the high resolution scientific photographs can be also found as Detail Vision Offers in Etsy: Rabbit head sheet plastinate and photographs in Etsy

Plastination 2.0 at the congress of the European Association of Veterinary Anatomists (EAVA)

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The use of plastinates in schools, museums and other institutions was the subject of an oral presentation from Dr. Christoph von Horst at the EAVA congress in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria). Veterinary anatomists from all of Europe, the US, South America, New Zealand and Australia heard about how plastinates can be adapted to the needs of a wider range of users. The tension between aesthetics and the scientific message played a major role in the speach. Co-author of the presentation was Prof. Dr. Robert W. Henry (President of the World Association of Veterinary Anatomists). Henry and von Horst also presented a scientific poster that suggests a change of the anatomical nomenclature (Nomina anatomica veterinaria) for the equine maxillary sinuses.

Horse plastinates in the newspaper Cavallo

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hock joint of the horse
Horse hock joint

The equestrian magazine Cavallo shows a plastinate of the equine hock (tarsal joint sagittal section) in its Mai issue. In the following months various insight into the horse anatomy will be shown in the horse magazine. All plastinates and anatomical photographs were done by myself. Similar specimens and prints can be ordered directly at HC Biovision.

Bird plastinates – anatomy of pigeon, woodpecker and turkey

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Tissue tracing sheet plastinates - embedded anatomical slices
Sheet plastinates of the bird anatomy

The plastinate shows the beauty of the anatomy. This encourages to step closer and take a look at unexpected details.