Q: Does this model stay together easily?
A: Yes, once the two pieces are put back into place, they are held together with magnets. The magnets hold the pieces securely in place.
Q: Can this model be removed from the base, or is it fixed?
A: Yes, you can remove the model from the base. The heart can easily be slid on or off of the pole that is inserted into the base.
Q: What are the two white pieces that can be viewed when the heart is opened?
A: The two white pieces labeled 26 and 29 are the tricuspid and bicuspid valves respectively.
Q: What is this model made of?
A: This model is made of a high-quality PVC plastic and is hand-painted.
Q: Is anything included with the model?
A: Yes, in addition to receiving the model, and the included base, you will also receive a colorful product guide detailing 34 key anatomical features.
Q: Can this model be used by children?
A: Yes, nearly all of the products we carry at AnatomyWarehouse.com can be used by children. Because the removable parts on this model are small, we do recommend that younger anatomists are supervised during use.
Q: Can this be used as a replacement heart for the Axis Torsos?
A: Unfortunately, this heart can't be used as a replacement for the torsos. If you need any additional parts for your model, please give us a call at 800-422-1134 for assistance.
Q: Is this model hard, or squishy to demonstrate the heart beat?
A: This model made of a hard pastic, and is best used for display and studying the anatomy of the heart.