Don’t Get Spooked When Buying A Model Skeleton

Thursday, 29 March 2012  |  Paul

If you are not an expert, it can be difficult to decide which type of anatomical model skeleton you require. Whether you are buying a skeleton for a school, university or hospital or buying one for yourself it is important to ensure that the model has all the features and details you need. We will look at the different types of model skeletons available to help you choose the right one for you.

Far and away the most popular skeleton available today is the Stan A10. It has been the gold standard model in clinics, hospitals, medical practices and universities for over 50 years. Stan has a first class natural cast and has been carefully made with hard-wearing plastic. The Model Skeleton Stan is life size making it the ideal skeleton for every situation. Stan is conveniently supplied with a stand on coasters making it easy to manoeuvre for display purposes. What sets Stan apart from other models is its realistic skeleton appearance with approximately 200 bones.

A great value model is the Anatomical Model Full Size Skeleton. This model has been designed as a visual aid for teaching but is a great all round model for a variety of uses. Made of PVC plastic, it comes complete with a stand and dust-cover. This model is suitable for studying morphology of the bones and construction of joints. The arms, legs and skull of this model are also fully detachable.

If it is a flexible skeleton you require with muscles and ligaments it will set you back a bit more on the pricing front, however you will be rewarded with a fantastic anatomical model. The Flexible Super Model Skeleton with Ligaments and Muscles is a top of the range model. This type of skeleton is ideal for in depth study of the human skeleton and perfect anatomy and biology students. It is a full size model with incredible anatomical detail and comprises of a flexible spine, nerve ends, painted muscles and ligaments.

The Flexible Super Model Skeleton with Ligaments and Muscles  is certainly the model to go for if it is high levels of details you are looking for. Hand painted details illustrate clearly and accurately muscle origins and insertions. There are over 300 individually numbered bones, bony parts, sutures, fissures and foramania with a corresponding key. The model is supplied complete with stand and dust cover.

We have 30 anatomical model skeletons in our range so you can be sure to find the right one for you. Click here to view the full range.