Transverse Section - Pelvis

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The subcutaneious fat and fashia can be seen beneath the surface of the skin. The loose fashia is filled with body fat and is one of the body's main forms of insulation. The fat may also be metabolized and used for energy during periods of starvation.

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iliopsoas muscle | colon | rectus abdominus | gluteal muscles | mesentary | pelvis | sacrum |
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Module Name: abd1820
Module Title: Transverse Section - Pelvis
Image Info: Tansverse Section through the abdomen/pelvis; Visible Human Project.
Created by: Lynn Bry
Contact Email:bryl@medicine.wustl.edu
Last modified: January 12th, 1997

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