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Anatomy

Resources to support the study of anatomy

AZ Anatomy Models

The Arizona campus library has a number of anatomy models available for use.  Models can be checked out from the library front desk.  Models must stay in the library and are not allowed in other parts of the building.  Browse our gallery of models to see what you can request.

Skeletons & Skulls

Sam the super skeleton

Sam The Super Skeleton

Model Type: Full sized skeleton

Model Features:

  • Over 600 hand-numbered and identified details
  • Flexible joint ligaments & vertebral column
  • Emerging spinal nerves and vertebral arteries
  • Disc prolapse between L3 & L4
  • Almost realistic weight of the approx. 200 bones
  • Life-size

Physiological Skeleton

Physiological Skeleton

Model Type: Full sized skeleton

Model Features:

  • Lifelike realization of joint mechanisms
  • Inward & outward rotation of the arms & legs
  • Extension and flexion of the knee & elbow joints
  • Flexible spine

Disarticulated Life-Size Half Skeleton

Disarticulated Life-Size Half Skeleton

Model Type: Box of bones

Model Features:

  • Disarticulated anatomical half skeleton
  • Anatomically accurate presentation of the adult skeleton
  • Contains a hand, foot, ribs, arm, leg, half pelvis, intervertebral discs, hyoid bone, sacrum, coccyx, and skull

Life-Size Human Spine

Life-Size Human Spine

Model Type: Spine

Model Features:

  • Complete Vertebrae with nerves
  • Mounted on a hanging stand
  • Begins at occipital bone to start of cervical vertebrae, with both atlas and axis bones

Human Skull With Opened Lower Jaw

Human Skull With Opened Lower Jaw

Model Type: Skull

Model Features:

  • Dental skull with opened mandible
  • Exposed tooth roots with vessels and nerves
  • Numbering of cranial bones, bone components, fissues, foramina, and other structures

Human Skull

Human Skull

Model Type: Skull

Model Features:

  • Basic Human Skull
  • Removable top section

Human Skull opened

Human Skull

An inside view of the human skull.

Human Skull without jaw

Human Skull without jaw

Model Type: Skull

Model Features:

  • Basic Human Skull
  • Numbered sections
  • Missing Jaw

Painted Skull

Painted Skull with Cervical Spine and Spinal Nerves

Model Type: Skull

Model Features:

  • Right side is painted to segment out the various bones
  • Left side painted and numbered to show muscle origin and insertion points
  • Skull is supported by a flexible cervical spine

Human Skull with Facial Musculature

Human Skull with Facial Musculature

Model Type: Skull with muscles

Model Features:

  • Shows the main muscles of the human head
  • Numbered and outlined muscles allow for deeper study
  • Reproduction of a natural human skull

Human Skull with Removable Muscles

Human Skull with Removable Muscles

Model Type: Skull with muscles

Model Features:

  • 36 Removable Face muscles
  • Removable skull cap (calvarium)
  • Useful for studying facial movements, expression, and structure

Cervical Spine with Occipital Bone, Nerves, and Muscles

Cervical Spine with Occipital Bone, Nerves, and Muscles
Model Type: Skull with nerves & muscles

Model Features:

  • A soft replica of the cerebellum
  • Atlas and axis, and spinal nerves throughout
  • Right side brachial plexus

Skeleton & Skull Model Keys

Organs

Two Part Human Brain

Two Part Human Brain

Model Type: Brain

Model Features:

  • Colorful brain model
  • Detailed study of left and right brain structures
  • Easy to identify human brain function areas

Three Part Human Ear

Three Part Human Ear

Model Type: Ear

Model Features:

  • Oversized detailed ear
  • Internal structures displayed
  • External, middle, and internal ear are shown

Human Torso

Human Torso

Model Type: Internal organs

Model Features:

  • Half life-sized
  • Detailed parts that can be disassembled
  • Contains 2 head halves, half a brain, 2 lungs, 2 part heart, stomach, liver with gall bladder, and 2 part intestinal tract

7-Part Human Eye

7-Part Human Eye

Model Type: Human Eye

Model Features:

  • 5 times life size
  • Contrasting colors to illustrate structures
  • Allows for internal and external eye structure study

Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord

Model Type: Spinal Cord

Model Features:

  • 5 times life size
  • Features illustrations of spinal cord cross sections
  • Shows nerve endings

Lung Set

Lung Set

Model Type: Lungs, Trachea & Bronchi

Model Features:

  • Contains removable and dissect-able left & right lung, plus the larynx
  • Removable 2-part heart
  • Trachea cartilage and annular ligaments shown in the trachea model

Circulatory System

Circulatory System

Model Type: Circulatory System

Model Features:

  • Half life sized
  • Details the arterial/venous system, heart, lung, liver, spleen, kidneys, and partial skeleton
  • Colorful and anatomically accurate

Human Heart

Human Heart

Model Type: Human Heart

Model Features:

  • Contains 7 separate parts
  • horizontally sectioned at the level of the valve plane
  • can be dissected into the esophagus, trachea, superior vena cava, aorta, front heart wall, and upper half of the heart

Organ Model Keys

Hands, feet, and muscles

Miniature Human Muscular Figure

Model Type: Muscles

Model Features:

  • Anatomically correct replica of the human muscular system
  • Features 73 muscles
  • Features all major and minor surface muscle groups

Hand and Foot model set

Hand and Foot set

Model Type: Hand and Foot

Model Features:

  • Each model shows the muscles, ligaments, nerves and arteries
  • Details the bony landmarks, and the nervous and circulatory systems
  • Removable parts allow for insight into all the major and minor ligaments, nerves, and arteries

Hand, Foot, and Muscles Model Keys

Dental Models

Half Lower Jaw with Dissected Teeth

Half Lower Jaw with Dissected Teeth

Model Type: Jaw and Teeth

Model Features:

  • Removable teeth and front section of bone
  • Nerves, blood vessels, the sublingual and submandibular glands are shown
  • Includes diseased teeth to show various stages of cavities

Teeth

Teeth

A close up view of the normal and diseased teeth.

Human Oral Hygiene

Human Oral Hygiene

Model Type: Open Mouth & Teeth

Model Features:

  • Used to demonstrate how to brush teeth
  • 3 times life size
  • Includes giant tooth brush

Human skull with open lower jaw

Human Skull with Open Lower Jaw

Model Type: Skull

Model Features:

  • Dental skull with opened mandible
  • Exposed tooth roots with vessels and nerves
  • Numbering of cranial bones, bone components, fissues, foramina, and other structures

Human Skull with Facial Musculature

Human Skull with Facial Musculature

Model Type: Skull with muscles

Model Features:

  • Shows the main muscles of the human head
  • Numbered and outlined muscles allow for deeper study
  • Reproduction of a natural human skull

Dental Model Keys