Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

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Author: William O. Reece

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111868589X

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Fourth Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and function of animal body systems. Taking an integrated approach to the basics of anatomy and physiology, the book helps readers understand their interconnection in common domestic species. With chapters logically arranged by system, Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals offers students in pre-veterinary or veterinary technology programs an excellent introduction to body systems and acts as a quick review of the basics for more advanced courses or in the clinical setting.

Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

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Author: R. Michael Akers,D. Michael Denbow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688600

Category: Medical

Page: 684

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Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Second Edition offers a detailed introduction to the foundations of anatomy and physiology in a wide range of domestic species. Well illustrated throughout, the book provides in-depth information on the guiding principles of this key area of study for animal science students, fostering a thorough understanding of the complex make-up of domestic animals. This Second Edition includes access to supplementary material online, including images and tables available for download in PowerPoint, a test bank of questions for instructors, and self-study questions for students at www.wiley.com/go/akers/anatomy. Taking a logical systems-based approach, this new edition is fully updated and now provides more practical information, with descriptions of anatomic or physiological events in pets or domestic animals to demonstrate everyday applications. Offering greater depth of information than other books in this area, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals is an invaluable textbook for animal science students and professionals in this area.

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

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Author: Rowen D. Frandson,W. Lee Wilke,Anna Dee Fails

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118686012

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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The Seventh Edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals is a thoroughly updated and revised version of this classic text. Drawing on current science and terminology with a number of new illustrations throughout and a new chapter on poultry, the book maintains its reputation for clarity, balanced scope, and breadth of content. The Seventh Edition provides veterinary, animal science, agriculture, and veterinary technician students with a comprehensive yet clear reference to understanding the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology.

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

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Author: Rowan Frandson,W. Wilke,Anna Fails

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780781733588

Category: Medical

Page: 481

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This latest edition upholds its strong reputation for clarity, balanced scope, and breadth of content, placing Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals among the most widely accepted resources available to the veterinary, animal sciences, agriculture, or veterinary technician student. Highlights of the Sixth Edition include: * New chapter on body defenses, including practical information on vaccination * Important species differentiation, with primary attention given to the horse and cow, but also descriptions between the sheep, goat, and hog. * Increased emphasis on the cellular and molecular mechanisms in the physiological processes, with explanation of the relationships between mechanisms and phenomena that can be observed in intact animals. * Revised artwork, including nearly 100 new and original line drawings The Sixth Edition also provides a number of features designed to make student learning, comprehension, and reference more efficient. Clinical extracts, especially useful in the clinical setting, are highlighted in blue throughout the text. Plus, a glossary of commonly used abbreviations is included in the appendix. Technical terms not found in a standard college dictionary are also defined within the text. The student will appreciate the simplicity and efficiency of the Sixth Edition, as well as its comprehensive range of content. This informative text is bound to serve as a useful resource well beyond the classroom.

Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals

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Author: William O. Reece

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118501489

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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This fully revised new edition of the classic reference ondomestic animal physiology provides detailed descriptions of animalfunction and dysfunction, with an emphasis on clinical relevanceand pedagogical features to enhance learning. • Presents in-depth, comprehensive descriptions ofdomestic animal function and dysfunction • Emphasizes clinical relevance, with clinicalcorrelations, notes of relevance, and self-assessment questionsfeaturing situations likely to be faced in practice • Offers pedagogical features, including chapteroutlines and introductions, key terms throughout the book,additional images, questions to enhance learning, andself-assessment exercises • Distills the most useful information for ease of use,with improved continuity and reduced repetition • Includes a companion website offering review questionsand answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals

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Author: Jiro Jerry Kaneko,John W. Harvey,Michael L. Bruss

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080568829

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

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The 6th edition of a well-known and much used standard text in the field. This book covers all aspects of the biochemical abnormalities caused by various diseases and how they relate to the biochemical changes in the blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, joint fluids, other body fluids and in cells. The purpose is to provide the fundamental bases for understanding the biochemical changes that occur in disease processes and in turn to provide the rationale for applying this understanding to the diagnosis of the disease process. A substantial appendix is provided so that the user can quickly identify the reference ranges for a large number of animal species. * An appendix is provided in the book so that the user can quickly identify the reference ranges for a large number of animal species * Explains what biochemical changes occur in disease processes and provides the rationale for applying this understanding to the diagnosis of the disease process

Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Digestive System

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Author: C. Edward Stevens,Ian D. Hume

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521617147

Category: Medical

Page: 420

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This book is useful for anyone interested in the basic structural and functional characteristics of the digestive system and how these vary among vertebrate groups and species. It discusses all of the major aspects of nutrition, anatomy and physiology in all of the major groups of vertebrates. It contains numerous figures and tables to aid in their comparison, including many illustrations of gastrointestinal tracts of vertebrates prepared so as to allow for direct comparison. The terminology of scientific specialties and sub-specialties is defined and animals are referred to by both their common and scientific names. Relationships between digestive strategies and the diet and environment are discussed throughout the text, and brought together in a chapter on the evolution of the digestive system. The final chapter offers a brief summary of the major concepts and suggests future directions for research.

Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology E-Book

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Author: Victoria Aspinall,Melanie Cappello

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048593

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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A sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology is an essential basis for the effective clinical treatment of companion animals. The new Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Textbook builds on the success of the first edition in its thorough coverage of the common companion animal species. Updated throughout, the new edition features online learning resources, providing students with the opportunity to test their knowledge with questions and visual exercises, while instructors can download questions, figures and exercises to use as teaching aids. An essential first purchase for all those embarking upon a veterinary career Now with on-line resources including self-assessment tools and teaching aids Comprehensive coverage of all major companion animal species New equine chapter 'Applied Anatomy' tips relate theory to clinical practice, showing the relationship between anatomy and physiology and the disease process