Anatomical Models

3D models of bones, joints, muscles, organs, and systems are available for check out. Pick up at the Circulation Desk on the 1st Floor of Lied Library.

   Checkout policy

  • Models are loaned for 4 hours. 
  • Late fees are $10 and accrue every hour that the model is late. 
  • The loaned period cannot be extended or renewed.
    • Students must wait 30 minutes to check out the same model again.
    • An alternative model of the same kind can be checked out if one is available. 
  • Models must stay inside Lied Library at all times.
  • One pointer is checked out with each model to avoid the use of writing utensils as pointers.

Bones and joints


Organs and systems

Bones and Joints

Set of individual appendicular bone models

Appendicular Bones Set

Disarticulated set of appendicular bones. 

12 parts: wired hand, wired foot, scapula, clavicle, humerus, ulna, radius, femur, tibia, fibula, pelvis, and patella.

Set of individual axial bone models

Axial Bones Set

Disarticulated set of axial bones

12 parts: sacrum, coccyx, mandible, rib, skull cap, base of skull, sternum, lumbar vertebra, thoracic vertebra, cervical vertebra, atlas, and axis.

Set of female and male bone pelvis

Bone Pelvis

Female Pelvis: Contains hip bone, sacrum with coccyx and 2 lumbar vertebrae. Moveable Symphysis.

Male Pelvis: Contains hip bone, sacrum with coccyx and 2 lumbar vertebrae.

Detailed color model of histological structure of bone

Bone Structure

Detailed histological structure of the bone, enlarged 80 times.

Model showing the bones and joints of the knee

Flexible Knee

Life-size functional joint model, shows the anatomy and mechanics of the knee joint.

One part consists of a portion of femur, tibia, and portion of fibula, meniscus, patella, quadriceps tendon, and joint ligaments including the ACL and PCL.

Flexible elbow joint attached to stand

Human Elbow Joint

Model contains a portion of humerus, complete ulna and radius along with joint ligaments. Model is flexible and displays abduction, anteversion, retroversion, and internal/external rotation.

Flexible hip joint attached to stand

Human Hip Joint

Model contains portions of femur, hip bone, and joint ligaments. Model is flexible and displays abduction, anteversion, retroversion, and internal/external rotation.

Flexible shoulder joint attached to stand

Human Shoulder Joint

Model contains scapula, clavicle, portion of humerus and joint ligaments. Model is flexible and displays abduction, anteversion, retroversion, and internal/external rotation.

Full size human skeleton model

Human Skeleton, "Mandy"

Full human skeleton model, assembled.

Note: Mandy the Skeleton is listed as Stan in the library system.

Skull with showing structures showing if different colors

Multicolored Human Skull

Different colors are portrayed on the skull to help study the position and relationship of skull structures. Skull cap is removeable.

Numbered skull with jaw bone model

Numbered Classic Skull

3 parts: skull cap, base of skull, and mandible.

cross section of enlarged section of spinal cord

Spinal Cord Histology

Portion of spinal cord which shows spinal nerves at approximately 5x life size. Cross section is approximately 10x life size.

Vertebral Column and Pelvis

Female Pelvis

Full pelvis and occipital plate, fully flexible mounting throughout spine, L3-L4 disc prolapsed on spine, spinal nerve exits, and cervical vertebral artery.


Model of head and neck with red muscles and vascular structures.

Human Head and Neck Model

Displays muscular and vascular structures in the head and neck, approximately life size.

Color model of a human head showing muscles and nerves

Head Model

Outer, superficial, and internal (median section) of structures of the head and neck.

Color anatomy model of the arm and its muscles

Muscled Arm

Superficial and deeper muscles including tendons, vessels, nerves, and bone components of the left arm and shoulder. 

Color model of the leg and its muscles

Muscular Leg

Superficial and deeper muscles including tendons, vessels, nerves, and bone components of the left leg and foot. 

Enlarged model of skeletal muscle fiber

Skeletal Muscle Fiber Model

Approximately 10,000 times life size. Model displays microstructure of skeletal muscle fiber. Model includes neuromuscular junction, sarcoplasmic reticulum, T tubules, and myofibrils. 

Enlarged model of skeletal muscle fiber

Skeletal Muscle Histology Model

Approximately 10,000 times life size. Model displays a section of the skeletal muscle fiber in association with the neuromuscular end plate.

Color model showing muscular torso

Muscular Torso

Deep and superficial muscles. 

25 parts total: chest/abdominal wall, 2-part larynx, 2 lungs, diaphragm, 2-part stomach, liver with gallbladder, intestinal tract with appendix, front half kidney, half urinary bladder, and 4 muscles.

Organs and Systems

Enlarged color model of animal cell

Animal Cell

Shows the form and structure of a typical animal cell as viewed by an electron microscope.

Anatomy relief model of the human circulatory system

Blood Circulatory System

Half size relief model of the human circulatory system. Shows detail of the arterial/venous system, heart, lung, liver, spleen, kidneys, and partial skeleton.

Colorful larynx model showing hyoid bone, epiglottis, trachea, and lobar bronchi

CT Bronchial Tree Model

Model displays a larynx with hyoid bone, epiglottis, trachea, and lobar bronchi. 

Color model of entire human digestive system

Digestive System

Life-size digestive system model that demonstrates the entire digestive system in graphic relief.

Features nose, mouth cavity and pharynx, esophagus, GI tract, liver with gallbladder, pancreas, and spleen.

Enlarged color models of different embryonic stages

Embryonic Development Stages

Embryonic development model in 12 stages. The model represents the development of the human germ cells from fertilization until the end of the 2nd month of pregnancy in the 12 stages. 

Color model showing cross section of female pelvis

Female Pelvis

Two-part median section of female pelvis.

Model of urinary system attached to stand

Free-Standing Urinary System

Model displays kidneys, adrenal glands, abdominal aorta/branches, inferior vena cava/branches, iliac vessels, ureter, upper half of bladder and prostate. 

Enlarged color model of human heart

Heart Model

Two times life size heart model. Atrium walls and the front of the heart wall are removable to reveal a professionally detailed and realistic heart.

Human brain model with individual pieces representing sections of the brain

Human Brain

Life-size and anatomically correct

3 different models: 2-part, 5-part, and 4-part.

Enlarged colorful model of human blood cell type

Human Blood Cell Type Model

Model displays erythrocytes, platelets, and 5 types of leukocytes. Model also shows leukocytes characteristic nuclei.

Colorful model with several separate pieces of the endocrine organs

Human Endocrine Organs Model

Approximately life size. Model contains representations of pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands. Also includes a testis and dissected ovary with fallopian tubes.

Enlarged color model of the human eye with individual pieces

Human Eye

Three times life size anatomical human eye model shows the optic nerve in its natural position in the bony orbit of the eye (floor and medial wall).

Can be dissected into both halves of sclera with cornea and eye muscle attachments, both halves of the choroid with iris and retina, eye lens, and vitreous humor.

Color model pieces of human lung with larynx

Human Lung with Larynx

Contains the following removable parts: 2-part larynx, trachea with bronchial tree,  2-part heart, subclavian artery and vein, vena cava, aorta, pulmonary artery, esophagus, 2-part lung, and diaphragm.

Color coded model of human brain

Human Regional Brain

Approximately life size color coded two part brain. The color coding assists in identifying the primary functional areas within the cerebral cortex. 

Human Urinary System

Approximately life size model of human urinary system in color. The colors assist in better identifying the system parts.

Kidney Section

Three times life size kidney section model depicts a longitudinal section of the right kidney.

3 part color model showing kidney, nephron, and renal corpuscle

Kidney Section, Nephron, and Renal Corpuscle

3 kidney models mounted on one baseboard.

Three times life-size longitudinal section of right kidney. 120 times full-size kidney nephron. 700 times life-size opened Malpighian corpuscle.

Enlarged colorful model of laynx attached to a stand

Larynx Model

Model includes moveable epiglottis, vocal cords, and arytenoid cartilage. Model also displays hyoid bone, cricoid cartilage, thyroid cartilage, thyroid, and parathyroid glands.

Lymphatic System in the Human Body

Lymphatic vessels, ducts, and lymph nodes.

Two thirds life size, 1 part relief model depicts the human lymphatic system.

Color model showing cross section of male pelvis

Male Pelvis

2-part, median section of male pelvis which presents parts of the abdominal and dorsal muscular system of the human male with lumbar vertebrae and partial kidney with removable bladder and reproductive organs.

Half size color model of central nervous system

Nervous System

Half size nervous system relief model shows a schematic representation of the central and peripheral nervous system.

Colorful model showing the pathology of the pancreas, duodenum, and gallblader attached to a stand

Pathology of the Human Pancreas, Duodenum, and Gallbladder

Partially opened model contains stones located in multiple locations. Stones are located in cholecystitis, polyposis, and carcinoma. Model displays important diseases of gallbladder, pancreas, and duodenum. Diseases include pancreatitis in the pancreas tail and cancer in the pancreas head. There is a section of duodenum with a duodenal ulcer.

Color model of pulmonary lobule with surrounding vessels

Pulmonary Lobule with Surrounding Vessels

1-part, 130 times magnification of external pulmonary lobule.

colorful model of rear organs of the abdomen attached to a stand

Rear Organs of Upper Abdomen

Model displays a partially opened duodenum, an opened gallbladder/bile ducts/ pancreas/spleen and surrounding vessels in natural size.

Color model showing the cross section of human skin and its structures

Small Skin Model

Human skin section model, 40 times life size. 

Features detail with hair follicles, sebaceous glands, sweat glands, receptor nerves, and vessels.

Color model of a cross section of a human stomach wall

Structure of Stomach Wall

Microstructure within a section of the human stomach wall.

Enlarged color model of outer, middle, and inner ear

Vestibulocochlear Organ (ear)

The human ear model represents the outer, middle, and inner ear. 

Removable eardrum with hammer, anvil, and stirrup as well as labyrinth with cochlea and auditory/balance nerve.

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