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9780323013291

Learning Veterinary Terminology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323013291

  • ISBN10:

    0323013295

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-07-26
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc

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Newly updated to reflect the latest terminology, this best-selling text now features numerous new and revised pedagogical features that make it an excellent resource both in the classroom and for self-study. Brand-new additions include several new appendices, new anatomical drawings, and a more extensive index. Many sections have been completely rewritten for consistency and greater reader comprehension, and review sections now include more thought-provoking questions and multiple-choice tests.

Table of Contents

SECTION I THE BASIC FOUNDATION OF VETERINARY TERMINOLOGY
An Introduction to Veterinary Terminology
3(8)
Chapter Overview
3(1)
Objective
3(2)
Study Tips
5(6)
Building a Veterinary Vocabulary
11(15)
Chapter Overview
11(1)
Step 1: Prefixes and Suffixes
11(15)
Adding to the Foundation
26(13)
Chapter Overview
26(1)
Step 2: Roots and Combining Forms
26(13)
Completing the Foundation
39(20)
Chapter Overview
39(1)
Step 3: Addtional Roots and Combining Forms
39(20)
SECTION II THE BODY SHELL AND ITS SUPPORTS
Understanding the Animal Body and Its Structure
59(20)
Chapter Overview
59(1)
Study of the Animal Body
59(1)
Basic Structure
59(1)
Characteristics of Living Matter
59(1)
Cells
60(2)
Tissues
62(3)
Organs
65(1)
Systems
65(12)
Glossary
77(2)
Skeletal System: The Framework of the Body
79(26)
Chapter Overview
79(1)
Bone
79(2)
Skeleton
81(1)
Axial Skeleton
82(2)
Vertebral Column
84(1)
Ribs
84(1)
Sternum
85(1)
Appendicular Skeleton
85(5)
Joints
90(2)
Bursae
92(11)
Glossary
103(2)
The Muscular System: The Moving Force
105(17)
Chapter Overview
105(1)
The Whole System
105(1)
Allied Muscular Structures
105(2)
Composition of Muscle
107(1)
Classification of Muscles
108(1)
Attachment of Muscles
108(1)
Movement of Muscles
109(1)
Muscle Groups
110(10)
Glossary
120(2)
The Integumentary System: The Skin and Its Accessory Structures
122(21)
Chapter Overview
122(1)
Skin
122(3)
Hair
125(1)
Sweat Glands
126(1)
Ceruminous Glands
126(1)
Nails, Claws, and Hooves
126(1)
DewClaws, Chestnuts, and Ergots
127(1)
Horns and Antlers
128(9)
Glossary
137(6)
SECTION III INTERNAL MECHANISMS OF THE BODY
The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: The Transports of the Body
143(35)
Chapter Overview
143(1)
Cardiovascular System
143(28)
Glossary
171(7)
Respiratory System
178(18)
Chapter Overview
178(1)
Structures and Functions
178(4)
The Process of Respiration
182(10)
Glossary
192(4)
Gastrointestinal Tract
196(27)
Chapter Overview
196(1)
Structures and Functions
196(21)
Glossary
217(6)
The Genitourinary System: Animal Reproduction and the Processing of Liquid Wastes
223(38)
Chapter Overview
223(1)
The Urinary System
223(5)
Male Reproductive Organs
228(5)
Female Reproductive Organs
233(5)
The Estrous Cycle
238(18)
Glossary
256(5)
The Endocrine System: The Chemical Stimulators
261(19)
Chapter Overview
261(1)
The Endocrines
261(16)
Glossary
277(3)
The Nervous System: The Central Processing Unit
280(36)
Chapter Overview
280(1)
System Characteristics
280(1)
Nerve Structure and Function
280(5)
Central Nervous System
285(8)
The Peripheral Nervous System
293(3)
Autonomic Nervous System
296(14)
Glossary
310(6)
The Special Senses: The Sources of Information
316(26)
Chapter Overview
316(1)
The Sense of Smell
316(1)
The Sense of Taste
317(1)
Vision
318(5)
Hearing
323(1)
Sense of Equilibrium
324(1)
Touch and Other Cutaneous Senses
325(12)
Glossary
337(5)
The Immune System: The Defenders of the Body
342(17)
Chapter Overview
342(1)
Nonspecific Immune Mechanisms
342(1)
Specific Immune Mechanisms
343(4)
Protective Immunity
347(1)
Immune System Problems
347(7)
Glossary
354(5)
SECTION IV TERMINOLOGY OF THE ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Dogs and Cats
359(18)
Chapter Overview
359(1)
Dogs
359(1)
Cats
360(1)
Breeding
360(1)
Breeds
360(3)
Reproduction
363(1)
Behavior
364(2)
Nutritional Considerations
366(1)
Common Dog and Cat Diseases
366(1)
Preventive Medicine
367(7)
Glossary
374(3)
Equine Industry
377(22)
Chapter Overview
377(1)
Groups of Breeds
377(1)
Correct Titles for Horses
378(1)
Purpose
379(3)
Gaits of the Horse
382(1)
Unusual Equines
383(1)
Breeding
383(1)
Housing
383(1)
Feeding
384(1)
Restraint
385(1)
Hoof Care
385(1)
Preventive Health Care
385(1)
Common Diseases
386(10)
Glossary
396(3)
Cattle Industry
399(25)
Chapter Overview
399(1)
Breeds of Cattle
399(3)
Dairy Cattle Rearing and Housing Systems
402(1)
Beef Cattle Rearing and Housing Systems
403(1)
Feeding Cattle
404(1)
Restraint of Cattle
405(3)
Common Techniques and Procedures
408(2)
Reproduction, Pregnancy, and Management of the Newborn Calf
410(2)
Milk Production
412(1)
Preventive Health Care
412(1)
Common Diseases of Cattle
413(7)
Glossary
420(4)
Swine Industry
424(19)
Chapter Overview
424(1)
History
424(1)
Breeds
424(1)
Behavior
425(1)
Physiology
426(1)
Breeding
426(3)
Housing
429(1)
Feeding
430(1)
Restraint
431(2)
Herd Health
433(9)
Glossary
442(1)
Small Ruminants
443(21)
Chapter Overview
443(1)
Purposes and Breeds
443(1)
Breeding
444(2)
Neonatal Care
446(1)
Housing
447(1)
Feeding
448(1)
Restraint
449(2)
Routine Health Care
451(2)
Common Diseases
453(8)
Glossary
461(3)
Rodents, Rabbits, and Laboratory Animal Science
464(19)
Chapter Overview
464(1)
Rodents
464(2)
Rabbits
466(1)
Housing
466(2)
Handling and Restraint
468(1)
Nutrition
468(2)
Disease
470(1)
Laboratory Animal Science
471(9)
Glossary
480(3)
Exotic Animals
483(37)
Chapter Overview
483(1)
Herpetology
483(1)
Amphibians
483(2)
Reptiles
485(5)
Ornithology
490(6)
Wildlife Science
496(9)
Glossary
505(4)
APPENDIX
A Abbreviations and Symbols
509(4)
B Latin and Greek Combining Forms for English Numbers
513(1)
C Metric Units and Equivalents
514(2)
D Disease Terminology
516(1)
E Species Names
517(2)
F Specialty Boards in Veterinary Medicine
519(1)
Bibliography 520

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