4-Piece Artery Model

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- This four-stage cross section of an artery demonstrates atherosclerosis, in which the narrowing of the artery is due to a build up of fatty tissue (cholesterol) and plaque
- Four stages include: normal artery, fatty streak, fibrous plaque, and blockage
- Stages cause a decrease in blood flow, which can lead to a blood clot or thrombus
- All stages rotate on a hinge pin
- Each model measures 3-1/2" x 1-3/8" dia.
- Grade 6 and up