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Reserves

Information on the reserve collection available at the Health Sciences Library

About Bones and Models Reserve

Skulls, individuals bones, skeletons, and other anatomical models are available at the Public Services Desk for checkout by current OSU students, faculty, and staff.

 

Borrowing Bones and Models Reserves

The following process is in place for bones and models:

  • At one time a student may check out for a two hour loan period:
    • Two bone bags OR One model OR One full skeleton
  • Renewals are not permitted.
  • Models must stay in the library at all times. The library does not accept request for use outside the library at this time.
  • All guides and parts must be present at time of return. Returns must be made at the Public Services Desk at HSL.
  • Models are required to be returned 15 minutes prior to the library closing each day, or late fees will be assessed.
  • While a model is checked out, observe the following:
    • Wash hands prior to model checkout and use.
    • Face mask is required while model is in use.*
    • Wash hands after model use.

 

*Effective August 2: in alignment with university guidelines, all individuals must wear masks while in Prior Hall. Outdoor mask-wearing guidelines remain the same as before (i.e., masks required for unvaccinated individuals, no masks required for vaccinated individuals). Thank you for doing your part to keep yourself and others safe.

Available Bones and Models Reserves (use arrows to scroll through gallery)

Brain

Brain

Plastic brain model. Brain separates into five parts.

Brain [life size]

Brain [life size]

The life-sized model shows a representation of the arterial network of vessels. Separates into five parts.

Brainstem

Brainstem

The plastic 9" brainstem model includes a ventral and dorsal-view diagram labeling all parts of the brainstem.

Ear

Ear

This three-part replica exposes the entire length of the ear canal and Eustachian tube to demonstrate how soundwaves entering the ear can easily be traced and how air pressure on both sides of the eardrum is equalized. The hammer, anvil, transparent eardrum, and the labyrinth all lift out for hands-on study.

Eye [5 pc]

Eye [5 pc]

Large eyeball model that separates into five pieces. Hand-painted with labeled details of the muscles, lacrimal gland, nerves, and the inside of the eye, including parts of the retina.

Eye [7pc]

Eye [7pc]

This large anatomical human eye model shows the optic nerve in its natural position in the bony orbit of the eye (floor and medial wall).

Female Genital Organs

Female Genital Organs

Shows the internal and external female genital organs. The internal organs can be removed from the pelvic floor. The model separates into four parts.

Female Pelvic Girdle

Female Pelvic Girdle

The life-size model consists of the hip bone, sacrum with coccyx, and two lumbar vertebrae as well as a movable symphysis.

Articulated Foot

Plastic articulated foot model.

Full Skeleton

Full Skeleton

Male skeleton model with numbered bones and ligaments. The points of origin and attachment of the most important muscles from head to foot are marked in color.

Articulated Hand

Articulated Hand

Plastic articulated bones of the hand.

Heart

Heart

The heart model sits on a base and features doors that swing open to reveal inner components.

Heart [2pc]

Heart [2pc]

This 3/4-size heart model shows the ventricles, atria, veins, and aorta in precise detail. The front heart wall detaches to reveal its inner valves and chambers.

Human Adult Teeth

Human Adult Teeth

Five models are representative of the types of human adult teeth individually mounted on removable stands. Includes two-part lower incisor with longitudinal section, a two-part lower canine with longitudinal section, a lower single-root pre-molar, two-part lower twin-root molar with longitudinal section showing caries attack, and three-part upper triple-root molar with longitudinal section and caries insert.

Human Pregnancy Series

Human Pregnancy Series

This series shows the most important stages of development of an embryo or fetus. All five models are mounted together on a base. Includes first-month embryo, second-month embryo, third-month embryo, fifth-month fetus (breech position), and seventh-month fetus.

Kidney

Kidney

This enlarged model shows tissue of the kidney partially removed at the back, open pelvis, pyramids in relief and shown in one section, as are the cortical and adipose tissue.

Larynx

Larynx

The enlarged model contains a median section that separates into two parts. Removable parts include the right thyroid cartilage, the cricothyroid muscle, and the thyrohyoid muscle. The model also includes the inner and outer muscles of the larynx, the relief of mucous membrane, a network of arteries and nerves, and the cartilaginous skeleton.

Articulated Lower Limb

Articulated Lower Limb

Left lower limb bone model consisting of femur, tibia, fibula, patella, and an articulated foot. Models may vary from picture.

Disarticulated Lower Limb

Disarticulated Lower Limb

Plastic disarticulated bones of the lower limb. Includes ilium, femur, tibia, fibula, and patella.

Articulated Lower Limb [1/2 Pelvis]

Articulated Lower Limb [1/2 Pelvis]

Includes ilium, femur, tibia, fibula, and foot/ankle bones. 

Lungs with Heart, Diaphragm and Larynx Model

This 3/4 size model shows the viscera of the thorax and divides the lungs, heart, and larynx in half. Shows bifurcation of the trachea and esophageal hiatus with aortic hiatus in the diaphragm. The model separates into seven parts.

Male Genitalia

Separates into three pieces. Includes colored details of the penis, spermatic cord, testes, and epididymis.

Male Reproductive System

The model shows one-half of male genital organs at the normal position including the bladder. The model is base-mounted and shows the median section.

 

Disarticulated Mid-section Bones

Disarticulated Mid-section Bones

Plastic disarticulated bones of the midsection. Includes vertebrae and ribs. 

Muscular figure [1/3 life-size]

Muscular figure [1/3 life-size]

1/3 life-size two-part muscular figure. All superficial muscles of the human form are accurately reproduced in lifelike colors. The chest plate is removable to reveal the internal organs, and the right side contains a female mammary gland. There are 125 hand-numbered and identified structures of the human anatomy on this muscular figure.

Pancreas

Pancreas

The full-size model shows pancreatic cancer, gallbladder with stones, a ruptured spleen, and duodenal ulcer.

Premier Skull

Our premier plastic skull model with painted and numbered muscle attachments, bisected with removable top and spring-loaded jaw with removable teeth. A portion of the right mandible opens to reveal the roots of two premolars, two molars, and an impacted wisdom tooth.

 

Sacrum

Sacrum

Plastic sacrum bone.

Should Joint with Rotator Cuff

The model shows the shoulder joint and, in addition to the individual muscles of the rotator cuff, the bone origins and insertions of all shoulder muscles. 

Shoulder Joint

Shoulder Joint

Life-sized shoulder bone model.

Skull

Skull

Plastic skull model. The model may vary from image. 

Spine and Pelvis Model

Spine and Pelvis Model

This life-size spine model includes a full male pelvis and occipital plate, fully flexible mounting throughout the spine, L3-L4 disc prolapsed on the spine, spinal nerve exits, and cervical vertebral artery.

Tongue

Tongue

This tongue model is 2.5 times life-size with four removable parts. It shows the lower jaw up to the second molar, the tongue with mouth floor musculature in the median section, and the right sublingual and submandibular gland.

Articulated Upper Limb

Articulated Upper Limb

Right upper limb plastic bone model consisting of articulated hand, radius, ulna, and humerus. The model may vary from picture.

Disarticulated Upper Limb

Disarticulated Upper Limb

Plastic disarticulated bones of the upper limb. Includes scapula, clavicle, humerus, radius, and ulna.

Fines and fees for Bones and Models Reserves

Late fines and fees for Health Sciences Library reserves:

  • $5.00 for each hour/day overdue (maximum overdue)

Additional Anatomy Resources

Additional anatomy resources can be found on our Anatomy Guide!