Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 10, 2015 - Medical - 656 pages
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Start your veterinary technician education off on the right foot with Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition. Combining expert clinical coverage with engaging writing and vivid illustrations, this popular text is the key to helping you understand the anatomic and physiologic principles that will carry you throughout your career. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of the diverse ways in which animal bodies function at both the systemic and cellular levels, the new third edition features a variety of helpful application boxes, vocabulary lists, and Test Yourself questions in every chapter to ensure you have a firm grasp of anatomic structure and its relevance to clinical practice.
  • High quality, full color illustrations highlight the details of anatomic structure to enhance understanding of anatomy functions.
  • Chapter outlines summarize the contents of each chapter at the major concept level.
  • Clinical Application boxes throughout the text demonstrate the clinical relevance of anatomic and physiologic principles.
  • Test Yourself questions recap important information that appeared in the preceding section.
  • Comprehensive glossary at the end of the text provides concise definitions and phonetic pronunciations of terms.
  • NEW! Vocabulary Fundamentals list of terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce readers to new scientific terms and their pronunciations.
 

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I like the updates from the previous edition, but I can't stand the uniformity of the covers of all the Elsevier tech textbooks. Not important, I know. The actual book is simple and clear. Read full review

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Contents

1 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
1
2 Chemical Basis for Life
11
3 Anatomy of the Cell
45
4 Cell Physiology
72
6 The Integument and Related Structures
147
7 The Skeletal System
170
8 Muscular System
210
9 Nervous System
226
14 The Cardiovascular System
338
15 The Respiratory System
361
16 Digestive System
378
17 Nutrients and Metabolism
416
18 The Urinary System
445
19 The Reproductive System
464
20 Pregnancy Development and Lactation
486
21 Avian Anatomy and Physiology
500

10 Sense Organs
252
11 Endocrine System
273
12 Blood Lymph and Lymph Nodes
292
13 Immunity and Defense
317
22 Amphibian and Reptilian Anatomy and Physiology
541
Glossary
567
Index
615
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