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Physiology of Domestic Animals


By: Oystein V Sjaastad, Olav Sand and Knut Hove

804 pages, 600 colour illus

Scandinavian Veterinary Press

Hardback | Dec 2010 | Edition: 2 | #188764 | ISBN-13: 9788291743073
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About this book

This textbook is designed for students of veterinary, animal and agricultural sciences. The book is divided into twenty chapters describing physiological systems such as digestion, reproduction, and circulation. Each chapter starts with a brief description of major aspects of the topic covered. The body of each chapter provides the basis for a detailed understanding of the appropriate physiological processes. Each chapter includes a large number of clinical examples selected to illustrate the normal functions of the body, and concludes with a set of control questions. References to articles and books recommended for further reading are also provided.


01#Basic Chemistry and Physics
03#From Cells to Body
04#The Nervous System
05#The Senses
06#The Endocrine System
07#Bone Tissue and Mineral Metabolism
09#Blood and its Functions
11#The Cardiovascular System
12#The Respiratory System
13#The Kidneys and the Urinary Tract
14#Acid-base Regulation
15#The Digestive System
16#Utilization of Organic Nutrients
17#The Skin
18#Regulation of Body Temperature
21#Bioenergetics and Growth

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