Introduction to Animal and Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Edition 4

December 2019
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  • Published
    30th December 2019
  • ISBN 9781789241150
  • Language English
  • Pages 304 pp.
  • Size 8" x 10"
  • Images illus throughout
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A sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology is an essential basis for the effective clinical treatment of companion animals and farm animals alike. The fourth edition of this bestselling book continues to provide a comprehensive description of the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats. The book builds on these foundations with detailed descriptions of exotic small species, including birds, and domestic farm animals, including cows, sheep and pigs, as well as the horse. The text:

  • Contains detailed descriptions of the systematic anatomy and physiology of a wide range of animal species
  • Covers clinical conditions and disease examples related to the individual body systems
  • Includes applied anatomy tips that relate theory to clinical practice
  • Is written by expert authors with a wealth of veterinary, animal science and teaching experience
  • Includes more clinical application examples and question and answer tests to reinforce student learning
  • Has been updated with more information for animal science students
This text provides an essential basis for all those embarking upon a veterinary, animal science or animal management career.

SECTION 1: The dog and cat
1: Principles of cell biology
2: Tissues and body cavities
3: Skeletal system
4: Muscular system
5: Nervous system and special senses
6: Endocrine system
7: Blood vascular system
8: Respiratory system
9: Digestive system
10: Urinary system
11: Reproductive system
12: Common integument
SECTION 2: Comparative anatomy and physiology
13: Birds
14: Small exotic mammals
15: Reptiles and fish
16: The horse
17: Domestic farm animals
Appendix 1: Introduction to anatomical terminology
Appendix 2: Multiple choice questions and answers

Victoria Aspinall

Victoria Aspinall was formerly at Hartpury College, Gloucester, UK.

Melanie Cappello

Melanie Cappello is a veterinary nurse.

Animal Anatomy
Veterinary Medicine
Animal Physiology