Newly updated to reflect the latest terminology, this best-selling text now features numerous new and revised pedagogical features that make it an excellent resource both in the classroom and for self-study. Brand-new additions include several new appendices, new anatomical drawings, and a more extensive index. Many sections have been completely rewritten for consistency and greater reader comprehension, and review sections now include more thought-provoking questions and multiple-choice tests.
An Introduction to Veterinary Terminology Building a Veterinary Vocabulary Adding to the Foundation Completing the Foundation Understanding the Animal Body and Its Structure Skeletal System: The Framework of the Body The Muscular System: The Moving Force The Integumentary System: The Skin and its Accessory Structures The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: The Transports of the Body Respiratory System Gastrointestinal Tract The Genitourinary System: Animal Reproduction and the Processing of Liquid Wastes The Endocrine System: The Chemical Stimulators The Nervous System: The Central Processing Unit The Special Senses: The Sources of Information The Immune System: The Defenders of the Body Dogs and Cats Equine Industry Cattle Industry Swine Industry Small Ruminants Rodents, Rabbits, and Laboratory Animal Science Exotic Animals Appendixes
By Douglas F. McBride, DVM, Former Director, Veterinary Technology Program, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, NY