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Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

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By: Anna Dee Fails(Author), Christianne Magee(Author)
578 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
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About this book

Revised and updated, the eighth edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals remains the essential resource for detailed information on farm animal anatomy and physiology.

- Offers a revised edition to this comprehensive guide to the anatomy and physiology of farm animals
- Presents learning objectives in each chapter for the first time
- Adds new material on endocrine and metabolic regulation of growth and body composition
- Features additional illustrations to enhance comprehension
- Includes a companion website that offers supplemental content, including word roots, clinical cases, study and practice questions, the images from the book and additional images, diagrams, and videos to enhance learning.

Contents

Dedication xii
About the Companion Website xiii

Chapter 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 1
Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Cell 21
Chapter 3: Embryology 59
Chapter 4: The Skeletal System 69
Chapter 5: Microscopic Anatomy and Growth and Development of Bone 91
Chapter 6 Joints 101
Chapter 7 Anatomy of the Muscular System 121
Chapter 8: The Equine Foot and Passive Stay Apparatus 153
Chapter 9: Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle 171
Chapter 10: Anatomy of the Nervous System 189
Chapter 11:Physiology of the Nervous System 213
Chapter 12: Sense Organs 229
Chapter 13: Endocrinology 253
Chapter 14: The Integument 273
Chapter 15: Blood and Other Body Fluids 287
Chapter 16: Body Defenses and the Immune System 301
Chapter 17: Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System 315
Chapter 18: Physiology of the Heart and
Chapter 19 The Respiratory System 349
Chapter 20: Anatomy of the Digestive System 369
Chapter 21: Physiology of Digestion 395
Chapter 22: Nutrition and Metabolism 413
Chapter 23: The Urinary System 421
Chapter 24: Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System 441
Chapter 25: Physiology of Male Reproduction 455
Chapter 26: Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System 465
Chapter 27: The Ovary and Estrous Cycles 475
Chapter 28:Pregnancy and Parturition 489
Chapter 29: Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammary Glands 501
Chapter 30: Poultry 517

Appendix: Abbreviations 539
Bibliography 545
Index 547

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Biography

Anna Dee Fails, DVM, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Christianne Magee, DVM, PhD, Dip ACT, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

Textbook
By: Anna Dee Fails(Author), Christianne Magee(Author)
578 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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