Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology

Essentials of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology

1st Edition - February 15, 2005

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  • Author: Victoria Aspinall
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750688024

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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

  • Preface
    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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 260
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2005
  • Published: February 15, 2005
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750688024

About the Author

Victoria Aspinall

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing, Hartpury College, Gloucester, UK

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