Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology / Edition 3

Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology / Edition 3

by Janet Amundson Romich
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435420128

ISBN-13: 2901435420129

Pub. Date: 12/22/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology is an excellent resource for the practicing animal health care professional. Organized by body system and species-specific chapters, this comprehensive guide is perfect for learning or reviewing common veterinary terms used in the field. Numerous line drawings and photographs reinforce understanding of the…  See more details below

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An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology is an excellent resource for the practicing animal health care professional. Organized by body system and species-specific chapters, this comprehensive guide is perfect for learning or reviewing common veterinary terms used in the field. Numerous line drawings and photographs reinforce understanding of the sometimes difficult terminology through visual learning. A workbook format encourages learning through interactive activities and exercises. Appendices provide quick access to frequently used prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901435420129
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/22/2008
Series:
Veterinary Technology Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Ready, Set, Go1
Introduction to Medical Terminology1
Anatomy of a Medical Term1
Analyzing Medical Terms4
What Did You Say?4
Does Spelling Count5
Review Exercises6
2Where, Why, and What?9
In Position9
The Plane Truth9
Studying11
You Have Said a Mouthful11
The Hole Truth12
Lying Around12
Moving Right Along13
Setting Our Cytes Ahead14
Grouping Things Together14
1, 2, 3, Go18
Review Exercises19
3Meat and Bones25
Functions of the Skeletal System25
Structures of the Skeletal System25
Boning Up28
Structural Support34
Functions of the Muscular System38
Structures of the Muscular System38
Show Some Muscle40
What's In a Name?40
Review Exercises43
4Head to Toe (and All Parts in Between)49
Two Words; Same Meaning49
Common Anatomic Terms for Equine Species49
Common Anatomic Terms for Cattle51
Common Anatomic Terms for Goats52
Common Anatomic Terms for Sheep53
Common Anatomic Terms for Swine54
Common Anatomic Terms for Dogs and Cats55
Review Exercises57
5What Is in a Name?61
What Is Your Name?61
canine = dogs61
feline = cats61
lagomorph = rabbits61
ferrets61
psittacine = parrots62
murine = mice and rats62
turkey (one kind of poultry)62
chickens (one kind of poultry)62
anserine = geese62
anserine = ducks62
porcine = pigs = swine62
equine = includes horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules62
donkey = ass = burro62
ovine = sheep63
caprine = goats63
camelid = llamas63
cavy = guinea pigs63
bovine = cattle63
Review Exercises64
6Gut Instincts67
Functions of the Digestive System67
Structures of the Digestive System67
Review Exercises
7Null and Void87
Functions of the Urinary Flow87
Go with the Flow87
It Is Clear as Day--Maybe90
Review Exercises96
8Have a Heart101
Functions of the Cardiovascular System101
Structures of Cardiovascular System101
Review Exercises111
9A Breath of Fresh Air117
Functions of the Respiratory System117
Structures of Respiratory System117
A Breath of Fresh Air121
Review Exercises127
10Skin Deep133
Functions of the Integumentary System133
Structures of Integumentary System133
Review Exercises144
11The Great Communicator147
Functions of the Endocrine System147
Structures of Endocrine System147
Review Exercises155
121 + 1 = 3 (or More)159
The Reproductive System159
Function of the Male Reproductive System159
Structures of Male Reproductive System133
Functions of the Female Reproductive System162
Structures of Female Reproductive System162
Putting the Parts Together166
Review Exercises171
13Nerves of Steel177
Functions of the Nervous System177
Structures of the Nervous System177
Central Nervous System179
Peripheral Nervous System183
Review Exercises189
14Seeing and Hearing193
Functions of the Eye193
Structures of the Eye193
Action196
Functions of the Ear200
Structures of the Ear200
Mechanism of Hearing202
Mechanism of Equilibrium202
Review Exercises204
15Feed and Protect Me207
Hematologic System207
The Immune System210
How Does the Immune System Work?212
Oncology214
Review Exercises217
16Testing Testing219
Basic Physical Examination219
Laboratory Terminology220
Basic Medical Terms221
Pathogenic Organisms221
Types of Diseases222
Disease Terminology224
Endoscopy225
Centesis226
Imaging Techniques226
Review Exercises229
17Drugs, Disease, and Dissection231
Pharmacologic Terms231
Surgical Terminology234
Review Exercises239
18Dogs and Cats241
Dogs and Cats241
Anatomy and Physiology Terms241
Breed-Related Terminology242
Descriptive Terminology243
Vaccinations of Dogs and Cats244
Review Exercises245
19Horses, etc.249
Horses, Donkeys, Mules, and Ponies249
Mode of Movement249
Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease Terms251
Markings253
Equipment253
Management Terms254
Types of Horses257
Terms for Unsoundness in Horses258
Equine Vaccinations259
Review Exercises261
20Make Room for the Ruminants263
Ruminants263
Cattle263
Industry Terms263
Milk-Related Terms267
Feed Me268
Sheep268
Goats269
Llamas270
Vaccinations of Ruminants270
Review Exercises271
21Hog Heaven273
Pigs273
Equipment and Industry Terms273
Swine Management Terminology274
Swine Vaccinations276
Review Exercises277
22Birds of a Feather279
Birds279
Anatomy and Physiology Terminology279
Poultry Terms283
Pet Bird Terminology284
Review Exercises286
23All the Rest287
Laboratory Animals and Pocket Pets287
Rodents287
Ferrets293
Rabbits294
Reptiles295
Review Exercises297
Appendix AAbbreviations301
Appendix BPlural Forms of Medical Terms307
Index309

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