Veterinary Medical Terminology


  • Dawn Christenson, LVT, Instructor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Organized by body system, this user-friendly textbook helps you quickly gain a solid understanding of veterinary terminology. Essential word parts and terms are presented in the context of basic anatomy, physiology, and disease conditions, enabling you to immediately apply new terms to practical clinical situations. A companion Evolve website features interactive exercises that reinforce your master of veterinary terminology, as well as audio clips to help you learn proper pronunciation. Crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter test your knowledge, challenging you to go beyond simple memorization and become fluent in the language of veterinary medicine.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3465-8

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Veterinary Medical Terminology

2. The Cell

3. Body Structure and Organization

4. The Hematopoietic System

5. The Lymphatic System

6. The Musculoskeletal

7. The Cardiovascular System

8. The Respiratory System

9. The Neurologic System

10. The Eye

11. The Ear

12. The Alimentary System

13. The Urinary System

14. The Reproductive System

15. The Endocrine System

16. The Integumentary System

17. Pharmacology

Appendix A: Chemical Symbol–Element Cross Reference

Appendix B: Answer Key

Glossary of Word Parts