Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals Hardcover – 5 Jun 2009
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"This is a thorough and informative text that will be useful to veterinary and agricultural students, and as a reference resource to all others dealing with farm animals." ( Clinical Nephrology, August 30, 2010)
"This is a thorough and informative text that will be useful to veterinary and agricultural students, and as a reference resource to all others dealing with farm animals. The chapters cover all aspects of anatomy and physiology in farm animals, with some excellent diagrams and tables. I would recommend the book to those who need information in this subject area, as well as those who require a good background text for their clinical work." ( Veterinary Times, August 2010)
"Useful clinical extracts are included, highlighted in blue, and there is a comprehensive glossary of commonly used abbreviations. (Veterinary Practice, November 2009)
"The new edition maintains the balance of depth and scope found in the six prior versions while also incorporating a number of revisions." (Book News, September 2009)
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The seventh edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals is a thoroughly updated and revised version of this classic text. Incorporating a number of new illustrations and a new chapter on poultry, the book maintains its reputation for clarity, balanced scope, and breadth of content. The seventh edition provides veterinary, animal science, agriculture, and veterinary technician students with a comprehensive yet clear reference to understanding the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology of farm animals.
This informative text also offers a number of features designed to enhance student learning and comprehension, including clinical extracts and a glossary of commonly used abbreviations. Cellular and molecular mechanisms in physiological processes are emphasized, with a focus on the relationship between these mechanisms and clinical signs. Drawing on current science and terminology, the seventh edition′s efficient approach to the subject ensures its usefulness well beyond the classroom.
- Presents an updated and revised version of the classic text
- Includes a new chapter on poultry to provide full coverage of farm species
- Offers clinical extracts and a glossary of commonly used abbreviations
- Provides a comprehensive reference, with a careful balance between depth and scope
- Explains important species differentiation information, with the most attention given to the horse and cow and differences highlighted for the sheep, goat, and pig
- Emphasizes cellular and molecular mechanisms in physiological processes
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The language is plain and easy to read.Clinical examples of anatomical features are also interspersed in the text which is quite helpful.Important veterinary key words are typed in bold characters.
I found the appendix quite useful for understanding the anatomical differences between species.
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