Corrosion cast of liver

Maker
P. J. Phillips
Date
1961
Description
Corrosion cast of internal vascular networks of the hepatic artery viewed from above, made at the University of Melbourne in 1961, by Dr. P. J. Phillips. The cystic artery has been painted green. Corrosion casts are made by injecting a liquid resin into the internal cavities of an organ and then destroying the tissue after the resin has set.

Object detail

Date
1961
Medium
Polyester resin
Accession number
516-500230
Inscriptions
original/labels ▫ 425 Dr P. J. Phillips 1961
Harry Brookes Allen Museum Anatomy Category

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