Key Features

  • A logical body-systems approach and consistent chapter format make it fun and easy to learn veterinary terminology.
  • Goals, objectives, and self-study sections at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study time and allow you to check your recall and understanding of key facts and terminology.
  • Crossword puzzles at the end of each chapter reinforce important concepts and correspond to an answer key at the end of the book where you can check your responses and assess your progress.
  • A complete glossary of word parts gives you quick access to the spelling and meaning of every prefix, suffix, root, and combining form covered in the book.

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

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781416069348
Print ISBN:
9780721697260

About the author

Dawn Christenson

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI