Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

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Wiley, Jul 1, 2008 - Medical - 612 pages
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Anatomy and physiology are key foundational areas of study for animal science students and professionals. Understanding these guiding principles will provide students with a better understanding of complex make-up of domestic animals and continued success in further study in this field. Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals provides a thorough, systems-based introduction to anatomy and physiology of a wide range of domestic animal species.

Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals is organized in a logical user-friendly format. The opening chapters cover the fundamentals of cellular structure and function. Proceeding chapters take a system-based approach to introduce the reader to key physiological systems ranging from the the integumentary system to the digestive system. The closing chapters focus on physiological and anatomical aspects of lactation and reproduction in domestic animals. Each chapter is highly illustrated to provide useful examples of concepts discussed.

Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals is written by two leading animal science researchers and istructors with decades of combined experience in the field. The broad coverage and abundant illustrations will provide students with a much-needed basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.

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Physiology
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Fundamental Biochemical
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R. Michael Akers, Ph.D., is the Horace E. and Elizabeth F. Alphin Professor of Dairy Science at Virginia Tech and Department Head of Dairy Science. He has received numerous university and professional society awards for research excellence including the Young Scientist, Borden, and Pharmacia and Upjohn Physiology Awards from the American Dairy Science Association and the Animal Growth and Development Award from the American Society of Animal Science.

D. Michael Denbow, Ph.D., is a professor of Animal Science at Virginia Tech and has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching including Purina Mills Award for Teaching Excellence, Teaching Award of Merit, National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, and the W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching from Virginia Tech.

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