Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750688024

Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology

1st Edition

Authors: Victoria Aspinall
Paperback ISBN: 9780750688024
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 15th February 2005
Page Count: 292

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With its concise descriptions of body layouts and systems, this pocket companion provides quick and easy access to key information on animal anatomy and physiology: It is a perfect clinical companion for animal care professionals and also serves as a great quick-reference/review guide.

Key Features

  • Convenient pocket size is ideal for daily reference in the clinical setting
  • Unique format features bullet points, numbered lists, and tables for quick access to vital facts
  • Features only essential illustrations to keep the format simple and concise
  • Includes Memory Joggers and multiple-choice questions in each chapter that reinforce key concepts and help readers with information recall
  • Includes separate in-depth coverage of small animals and exotic species
  • Offers useful appendices that cover important terminology

Table of Contents

First Principles
The Body Layout
The Locomotor System
The Nervous System and Special Senses
The Endocrine System
The Blood - Vascular System
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
The Integument
Comparative Anatomy - Birds, Reptiles and Fish
Comparative Anatomy - Small Mammals
Appendix 1: Introduction to anatomical terminology.
Appendix 2: Glossary of terms.


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About the Author

Victoria Aspinall

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Abbeydale Vetlink Veterinary Training Ltd, Gloucester, UK