Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals (5th Edition)

Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals (5th Edition)

By: Eric W. Rowe (author), William O. Reece (author)Paperback

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Now in its Fifth Edition, Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals provides a basic understanding of domestic animal anatomy and physiology, taking an interconnected approach to structure and function of the horse, dog, cat, cow, sheep, goat, pig, and chicken. * Offers a readable introduction to basic knowledge in domestic animal anatomy and physiology * Covers equine, canine, feline, bovine, ovine, ruminant, swine, and poultry anatomy and physiology * Considers structure and function in relation to each other for a full understanding of the relationship between the two * Provides pedagogical tools to promote learning, including chapter outlines, study questions, self-evaluation exercises, clinical correlates, key terms, suggested readings, and a robust art program * Includes access to a companion website with video clips, review questions, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

About Author

The authors William O. Reece, DVM, PhD is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in Ames, Iowa, USA. Eric W. Rowe, DVM, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in Ames, Iowa, USA.


Preface Acknowledgments 1 Basics of Structure and Function The Cell, Its Structure and Functions Energy Production Functions of DNA and RNA Embryology Tissues Directional Terms and Planes Body Cavities 2 Body Water: Properties and Functions Physicochemical Properties of Solutions Distribution of Body Water Water Balance Dehydration, Thirst, and Water Intake Adaptation to Water Lack 3 Blood and Its Functions General Characteristics Leukocytes Erythrocytes Fate of Erythrocytes Iron Metabolism Anemia and Polycythemia Hemostasis: Prevention of Blood Loss Prevention of Blood Coagulation Tests for Blood Coagulation Plasma and Its Composition 4 Nervous System Structure of the Nervous System Organization of the Nervous System The Nerve Impulse and Its Transmission Reflexes The Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid Central Nervous System Metabolism 5 The Sensory Organs Classification of Sensory Receptors Sensory Receptor Responses Pain Taste Smell Hearing and Equilibrium Vision 6 Endocrine System Hormones Pituitary Gland Thyroid Gland Parathyroid Glands Adrenal Glands Pancreatic Gland Prostaglandins and Their Functions 7 Bones, Joints, and Synovial Fluid General Features of the Skeleton Bone Structure Bone Formation Bone Repair Joints and Synovial Fluid 8 Muscle Classification Arrangement Skeletal-Muscle Harnessing Microstructure of Skeletal Muscle Skeletal-Muscle Contraction Comparison of Contraction among Muscle Types Changes in Muscle Size 9 The Cardiovascular System Heart and Pericardium Blood Vessels Lymphatic System Spleen Cardiac Contractility Electrocardiogram Heart Sounds Heart Rate and Its Control Blood Pressure Blood Flow Capillary Dynamics 10 The Respiratory System Respiratory Apparatus Factors Associated with Breathing Respiratory Pressures Pulmonary Ventilation Diffusion of Respiratory Gases Oxygen Transport Carbon Dioxide Transport Regulation of Ventilation Respiratory Clearance Nonrespiratory Functions of the Respiratory System Pathophysiology Terminology Avian Respiration 11 The Urinary System Gross Anatomy of the Kidneys and Urinary Bladder The Nephron Formation of Urine Glomerular Filtration Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion Countercurrent Mechanism Concentration of Urine Extracellular Fluid Volume Regulation Aldosterone Other Hormones with Kidney Association Micturition Characteristics of Mammalian Urine Renal Clearance Maintenance of Acid-Base Balance Avian Urinary System 12 Digestion and Absorption Introductory Considerations The Oral Cavity and Pharynx The Simple Stomach Intestines Accessory Organs Composition of Foodstuffs Pregastric Mechanical Functions Gastrointestinal Motility Mechanical Functions of the Stomach and Small Intestine Mechanical Functions of the Large Intestine Digestive Secretions Digestion and Absorption The Ruminant Stomach Characteristics of Ruminant Digestion Chemistry and Microbiology of the Rumen Ruminant Metabolism Avian Digestion 13 Body Heat and Temperature Regulation Body Temperature Physiologic Responses to Heat Physiologic Responses to Cold Hibernation Hypothermia and Hyperthermia 14 Male Reproduction Testes and Associated Structures Descent of the Testes Accessory Sex Glands and Semen Penis and Prepuce Muscles of Male Genitalia Blood and Nerve Supply Spermatogenesis Erection Mounting and Intromission Emission and Ejaculation Factors Affecting Testicular Function Reproduction in the Avian Male 15 Female Reproduction Functional Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System Hormones of Female Reproduction Ovarian Follicle Activity Sexual Receptivity Estrous Cycle and Related Factors Pregnancy Parturition Involution of the Uterus Reproduction in the Avian Female 16 Lactation Functional Anatomy of Female Mammary Glands Mammogenesis Lactogenesis and Lactation Composition of Milk Milk Removal and Other Considerations Appendix A Normal Blood Values Appendix B Answers to Self Evaluation Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119270843
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781119270843
  • weight: 1262
  • ISBN10: 1119270847
  • edition: 5th Edition

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