11: The heart
We continue to talk about the development of the cardiovascular system by discussing how the heart forms, and how it becomes split into four chambers.
7 Apr 2008
Sam and Rhiannon finally get around to the development of the nervous system, and talk about neurulation, development of the brain, the ventricles, the spinal cord, and the spinal nerves.
19 Jun 2008
Video 4: The brachial plexus
Sam draws a quick diagram of the parts of the brachial plexus that you often see laid out in textbooks.
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19: The eye
We spend half an hour talking about how the eye forms from the developing brain and overlying ectoderm.
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Rhiannon talks about the development of the different parts of the male and female reproductive systems.
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14: Pharyngeal arches
We talk about the structures within each of the pharyngeal arches and what they will form into. We also link to cardiovascular embryology and mention Chuck Norris.
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Video 2: Anterior triangle of the neck
Here's our second video podcast. Rhiannon paints the borders of the anterior triangle of the neck and some of the important structures within on Sam's neck.
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17: Bye bye Rhi
Rhiannon records her last pocast before moving back to England..
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12: Cardiovascular changes at birth
To complete our discussion of the developing cardiovascular system we call on Dr Geraint Morris again to help explain what changes normally occur with birth. We also find out about the many problems and complications that he sees when these changes don't occur quite as they should.
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20: The ear
We talk about the development of the ear and its different parts.
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10: Blood vessels
We talk about the initial formation of the cardiovascular system, and discuss the development of some of the major arteries and veins, comparing embryological and foetal structures with those of the adult.
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Video 3: The cervical plexus
Rhiannon and Sam look at the cervical plexus in the neck very briefly, highlighting the roots and some of the key nerves.
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