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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO
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Perfect for confirming definitions, researching specific topics, and checking spelling, this dictionary is an indispensable compilation of reliable and authoritative information, featuring over 1,000 new entries. No veterinary student or practitioner should be without this extensively updated new edition, written by veterinarians for veterinarians. Includes over 65,000 main and sub-entries to provide the most comprehensive collection of terms. Complete coverage of all large and small animals, including exotic animals, prepare the reader for any patient. Features specialist entries compiled by 18 expert consultants. Extensive appendices on clinical and laboratory data plus revision of the appendices provide thorough coverage of important information. Includes definitions of all major poisonous substances for quick reference in an emergency. More than 400 full-color illustrations. Extensively updated with over 1,000 new entries. New terms in growth areas like genetics, toxicology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology and therapeutics keep the reader informed. Expansion of the Complementary & Alternative Medicine entries and inclusion of new Animal Welfare specialty give the reader the most current information on new and expanding topics.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Use of this Dictionary
Main entries
Alternative forms
Adjectival forms
Irregular forms
Abbreviations used in this dictionary
Drug names The Dictionary Appendix Laboratory Services
The International System of Units: SI units
Weights and measures
Temperature equivalents: Celsius/Fahrenheit
Chemical elements
Blood groups of domestic animals
Viruses Anatomy
Veins Clinical
Causes of mastitis
Estrous cycles in animals
Body temperature equivalents
Eruption of teeth in domestic animals
Collective nouns, gender groups
Conversion table of weight to body surface area for dogs
Important venomous snakes
Aquaculture:major finfish, molluscs and crustaceans used in aquaria, consumption and sport
Terrestrial animal diseases notifiable to the Office International Epizooties (OIE) Veterinary Professional Directory
Veterinary schools of the world
Veterinary degrees around the world
Veterinary and related organizations and programs
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