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Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals


By: R Michael Akers and Michael Denbow

680 pages, 496 illustrations


Hardback | Mar 2008 | #174144 | ISBN-13: 9780813803296
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About this book

Calling on their extensive and award-winning experience teaching undergraduate anatomy and physiology, authors Akers and Denbow have constructed a foundation textbook that delivers immense appeal and relevance for both students and instructors in the animal sciences and related disciplines.

Richly illustrated with outstanding color photographs and line drawings designed to facilitate understanding of complex concepts, this book's use of domestic animal examples uniquely suits it to the needs of students who will pursue careers involving animals. Straightforward in its organization, this textbook provides coverage that is both clear and pedagogically sound.


1. The Cell: The Common Physiological Denominator 2. Fundamental Biochemical Pathways and Processes in Cellular Physiology 3. Tissue Structure and Organization 4. Integumentary System 5. Skeletal System6. Muscular System7. Nervous System8. Special Senses9. Endocrine System10. Cardiovascular System11. Respiratory System12. Immune System13. Urinary System14. Digestive System15. Lactation16. Reproduction17. Growth and Development

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