Image Quiz: Are you a veterinary anatomy genius?

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Image Quiz: Are you a veterinary anatomy genius?

Test your memory of anatomical features with these fun, brightly colored study tools.
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Feb 26, 2016
By dvm360.com staff

After an act of graffiti damaged one of the skulls used for study by veterinary students at the University of Illinois, Ashley Lynch, instructional laboratory specialist, turned lemons into lemonade and color-coded the skulls to cover the ink. The result is highly visual guides that the students love to work with. Do you remember every feature you learned—perhaps many moons ago—about the skull? Test your memory with photos of Lynch’s skulls on the pages that follow.

Image courtesy of Ashley Lynch.

Which bone is colored dark blue?
A. Maxillary bone
B. Incisive bone
C. Lacrimal bone
D. Nasal bone

Answer:

If you chose D—Nasal bone—you are correct!

Image courtesy of Ashley Lynch.

The small dark green bone (directly below the orange bone) is what?
A. Lacrimal bone
B. Palatine bone
C. Basisphenoid bone
D. Temporal bone

Answer:

If you chose C—Basisphenoid bone—you are correct.

Image courtesy of Ashley Lynch.

Which bone is painted light brown in this photo?
A. Incisive bone
B. Temporal bone
C. Pterygoid bone
D. Parietal bone

Answer:

If you chose B—Temporal bone—you are correct!

Image courtesy of Ashley Lynch.

Which bone is painted lime green in this photo?
A. Zygomatic bone
B. Parietal bone
C. Maxillary bone
D. Lacrimal bone

Answer:

If you chose A—Zygomatic bone—you are correct.

Bonus question:

Image courtesy of Ashley Lynch.

On this bovine skull, which bone is painted yellow?
A. Frontal bone
B. Nasal bone
C. Lacrimal bone
D. Presphenoid bone

Answer:
Correct—it is the lacrimal bone!

You are a veterinary anatomy genius! (Well, we assume you are because you got through vet school, right?)

 

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