Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals 8e

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals 8e

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Cod produs/ISBN: 9781119239710

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Editura: Wiley

Limba: Engleza

Nr. pagini: 592

Coperta: Hardcover

Dimensiuni: 18.54 x 3.05 x 25.4 cm

An aparitie: 26 Jun. 2018



Revised and updated, the eighth edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals remains the essential resource for detailed information on farm animal anatomy and physiology.  

Offers a revised edition to this comprehensive guide to the anatomy and physiology of farm animals

Presents learning objectives in each chapter for the first time

Adds new material on endocrine and metabolic regulation of growth and body composition

Features additional illustrations to enhance comprehension

Includes a companion website that offers supplemental content, including word roots, clinical cases, study and practice questions, the images from the book and additional images, diagrams, and videos to enhance learning.


Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomical Nomenclature, Directional Terms, and Planes of Section

Microscopic Anatomy: Animal Cells and Tissues

The General Plan of the Animal Body

Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Cell

Properties of Life

Chemical Composition of the Cell

Microscopic Study of the Cell

The Cell Membrane

Transport Across Cell Membranes

Membrane Potentials and Excitable Cells

Membrane Receptors and Intracellular Signaling

Cytoplasm and Cytoplasmic Organelles


Cell Division

Regulation of Cell Growth and Replication

Chapter 3: Embryology

Development of Germ Layers

Principles of Differentiation


Mesodermal Differentiation


Chapter 4: The Skeletal System

Functions of Bones


Classification of Bones According to Gross Appearance

Axial Skeleton

Appendicular Skeleton

Chapter 5: Microscopic Anatomy and Growth and Development of Bone

Microscopic Anatomy and Formation of Bone


Physiology of Bone

Fractures and Fracture Healing

Other Pathologic Conditions

Chapter 6: Joints

Classification of Joints

Movements of Joints

Types of Synovial Joints

Joints of the Axial Skeleton

Joints of the Appendicular Skeleton

Pathology of Joints and Related Structures

Chapter 7: Anatomy of the Muscular System

Anatomical Nomenclature of Muscles

Types of Muscle Tissue

Skeletal Muscle Organization

Muscles of the Thoracic Limb

Muscles of the Pelvic Limb

Muscles of the Head

Muscles of the Trunk and Neck

Chapter 8: The Equine Foot and Passive Stay Apparatus

Structure of the Foot


Stay Apparatus

Chapter 9: Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle

Skeletal Muscle

Smooth Muscle

Cardiac Muscle

Chapter 10: Anatomy of the Nervous System

Microscopic Neuroanatomy


Central Nervous System

Peripheral Nervous System

Autonomic Nervous System

Enteric Nervous System

Chapter 11: Physiology of the Nervous System

Functional Regions of the Neuron

Physiology of the Nerve Impulse

Synaptic Transmission


Neural Control of Skeletal Muscle

Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System

Regeneration and Repair in the Nervous System

Chapter 12: Sense Organs

Sensory Receptors


Visceral Sensations

Chemical Senses

Hearing and Balance


Chapter 13: Endocrinology

Hormones and Their Receptors

Cellular Effects of Peptide Hormones

Cellular Effects of Steroid and Thyroid Hormones

Negative and Positive Feedback Regulation

Hypothalamopituitary Axis

Hormones of the Neurohypophysis

Hormones of the Adenohypophysis

Other Endocrine Glands

Chapter 14: The Integument



Adnexa of the Skin

Modified Epidermis

Coat Color in Horses


Chapter 15: Blood and Other Body Fluids


Plasma and Serum

Blood pH

Hemostasis and Coagulation


Serous Fluids

Chapter 16: Body Defenses and the Immune System

Nonspecific Defenses

Specific Immune Response

B Lymphocytes


T Cells and CellMediated Immunity

Lymphocyte Origin, Development, and Residence

Active and Passive Immunities

Immunological Surveillance

Lymphatic System

Chapter 17: Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System



Pulmonary Circulation

Systemic Circulation


Fetal Circulation

Chapter 18: Physiology of the Heart and Circulation

Basic Design and Function of the Cardiovascular System

Cardiac Cycle

Electrical Activity of the Heart

Cardiac Output and Its Regulation

Structure and Function of Blood Vessels

Regulation of Arterial Blood Pressure and Blood Volume

Cardiovascular Function During Exercise and Hypovolemia

Chapter 19: The Respiratory System

Upper Respiratory Tract


Physiology of Respiration

Chapter 20: Anatomy of the Digestive System

Organization of the Digestive System




Simple Stomach

Ruminant Stomach

Small Intestine

Large Intestine

Peritoneal Features

Accessory Digestive Organs

Chapter 21: Physiology of Digestion

Pregastric Physiology

Ruminant Forestomach

Gastric Physiology

Physiology of the Small Intestine, Exocrine Pancreas, and Liver

Physiology of the Cecum and Colon

Rectum and Defecation

Neuroendocrine Control of Feeding

Chapter 22: Nutrition and Metabolism



Chapter 23: The Urinary System

Anatomy of the Kidney

Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Urethra


Overview of Function and Histology of the Kidneys

Glomerular Filtration

Proximal Tubule Transport

Concentration and Dilution of Urine: Role of the Loop of Henle and Collecting Duct Transport

Sodium, Potassium, and Aldosterone

Urine Acidification

Regulation of AcidBase Balance

Chapter 24: Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System



Ductus Deferens


Inguinal Canal

Descent of the Testis


Accessory Sex Glands



Muscles of the Male Genitalia

Blood and Nerve Supply of the Male Genitalia

Chapter 25: Physiology of Male Reproduction

Seminiferous Tubules and Spermatogenesis


Semen and Semen Technology

Hormones of Male Reproduction

Erection and Ejaculation

Chapter 26: Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System


Uterine Tubes



Vestibule and Vulva

Blood and Nerve Supply of the Female Reproductive Tract

Chapter 27: The Ovary and Estrous Cycles



Corpus Luteum

Phases of the Estrous Cycle

Specifics of Selected Estrous Cycles

Chapter 28: Pregnancy and Parturition


Implantation and Placentation

Hormones of Pregnancy

Pregnancy Diagnosis


Fetal Presentations and Delivery


Chapter 29: Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammary Glands

Mammary Glands of the Cow

Microscopic Anatomy of the Mammary Gland

Mammary Glands of Sheep and Goats

Mammary Glands of Swine

Mammary Glands of the Horse

Physiology of Lactation

Chapter 30: Poultry


Body Design

Skeleton and Bone


Gastrointestinal System

Respiratory System

Cardiovascular System

Lymphatic System

Urinary System

Female Reproductive System

Male Reproductive System

Sex Chromosomes

Reproduction and Photoperiods

Appendix: Abbreviations



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An aparitie 26 Jun. 2018
Autor Anna Dee Fails , Christianne Magee
Dimensiuni 18.54 x 3.05 x 25.4 cm
Editura Wiley
Format Hardcover
ISBN 9781119239710
Limba Engleza
Nr pag 592

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