Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology

1st Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9780750688024

Description

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

Preface
Acknowledgements
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.

Details

No. of pages:
292
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750688024

About the author

Victoria Aspinall

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Abbeydale Vetlink Veterinary Training Ltd, Gloucester, UK