An introductory resource intended for pre-vet, vet, animal science, and vet tech students. It explains both the gross and microscopic anatomical structure and includes chapter outlines, study aid questions, clinical correlates, and key terms.
"Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Fourth Edition", provides a thorough grounding in the structure and function of animal body systems. Taking an integrated approach to the basics of anatomy - both gross and microscopic - and physiology, this book helps readers understand their interconnection in the most common domestic species. With chapters logically arranged by system, "Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals" offers students in pre-veterinary or veterinary technology programs an excellent introduction to body systems for future study and practice and acts as a quick review of the basics for more advanced courses in physiology or in a clinical setting.
Chapter 1. Basics of Structure and Function.Chapter 2. Body Water: Properties and Functions.Chapter 3. Blood and Its Functions.Chapter 4. Nervous System.Chapter 5. The Sensory Organs.Chapter 6. Endocrine System.Chapter 7. Bones, Joints, and Synovial Fluid.Chapter 8. Muscle.Chapter 9. The Cardiovascular System.Chapter 10. The Respiratory System.Chapter 11. The Urinary System.Chapter 12. Digestion and Absorption.Chapter 13. Body Heat and Temperature Regulation.Chapter 14. Male Reproduction.Chapter 15. Female Reproduction.Chapter 16. Lactation