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Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of Exotic Species

Structure and function of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians

The first in-depth textbook of its kind, this resource deals solely with the comparative anatomy and physiology of exotic species — small mammals, reptiles, and birds. For these commonly encountered species, it highlights clinical considerations for veterinary treatment. The book is heavily illustrated with clear line diagrams, radiographs, and color illustrations, explaining clearly the functioning of exotic species.


Published: April 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2782-6


  • SECTION ONE: Amphibians

    Chapter 1: Amphibians

    SECTION TWO: Reptiles

    Chapter 2: General Anatomy and Physiology

    Chapter 3: Chelonia

    Chapter 4: Lizards

    Chapter 5: Snakes


    Chapter 6: Avian anatomy and physiology

    SECTION FOUR: Small Mammals

    Chapter 7: Introduction to small mammals

    Chapter 8: Rabbits

    Chapter 9: Guinea pigs

    Chapter 10: Rats

    Chapter 11: Hamsters

    Chapter 12: Ferrets


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