Outlines of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 1

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Baillière, Tindall & Cox, 1896 - Veterinary anatomy
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Page 53 - ... thoracic cavity, with its base about in the median line, and its apex at the fifth intercostal space, midway between the median line and a perpendicular dropped through the left nipple. Its weight is from 8 to 10 ounces in the female, and from 10 to 12 ounces in the male. It has four distinct cavities: a right and a left auricle, and a right and a left ventricle. Of these, the ventricles are the more capacious. The heart is held in place, or may be said to be attached, by the great vessels, to...
Page 81 - The resulting nine areas are named right hypochondriac, epigastric, left hypochondriac, right lumbar, umbilical, left lumbar, right iliac, hypogastric, and left iliac.
Page 31 - The shoulder-joint (Figs. 193 to 197) is the articulation between the glenoid cavity of the scapula and the head of the humerus.
Page 200 - The internal ear or labyrinth is the essential part of the organ of hearing, being the portion to which the ultimate filaments of the auditory nerve (qv) are distributed.
Page 200 - This labyrinth is lined with a membrane, contains a fluid called endolymph and is divided into the vestibule, the semicircular canals and the cochlea. The...
Page 166 - From twelve to fifteen olfactory filaments pass through the foramina in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone. At first, they lie between the periosteum and the mucous membrane, but in the lower third of their course, they enter the mucous membrane of the regio olfactoria. The bulb consists of white matter below, and above of grey matter mixed with small spindle-shaped ganglionic cells.
Page 116 - The prostate is a glandular body about the size of a horse-chestnut, which surrounds the neck of the bladder and the commencement of the urethra. It lies behind and below the symphysis pubis, posterior to the deep perineal fascia and upon the rectum.
Page 131 - The right gastro-epiploic, entering the anterior fold of the great omentum, coasts from right to left along the greater curvature of the stomach, and anastomoses with the left gastro-epiploic branch of the splenic, which descends from left to right also along the greater curvature to meet it.
Page 33 - ... the transverse processes of all the dorsal and the last four cervical vertebrae.
Page 118 - It is elongated from before backwards, and presents two surfaces, two borders, and two extremities. The external surface is concave, and is overhung above, over about its middle third, by the maxillary process.

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