Miller's Anatomy of the Dog / Edition 4

Miller's Anatomy of the Dog / Edition 4

by Howard E. Evans
ISBN-10:
1437708129
ISBN-13:
9781437708127
Pub. Date:
06/20/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Overview

Miller's Anatomy of the Dog / Edition 4

Now in full-color, Miller’s Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition features unparalleled coverage of canine morphology, with detailed descriptions and vivid illustrations that make intricate details easier to see and understand. Updated content reflects the latest knowledge on development, structure, and function, making this a valuable reference for anatomists, veterinary students, technicians, clinicians, experimentalists, and breeders. It is also useful in specialty fields such as mammalogy, biomechanics, and archaeology.

• Chapters are logically organized by body system for quick reference.
Contributors are expert anatomists who provide the most current information and share their knowledge of particular structures.
• An introductory chapter includes breed categories from both the American and British Registry Clubs to give you a clearer understanding of dog breeds and how they are determined.

NEW! Elaborate, full-color illustrations created by an expert medical illustrator bring canine structures to life and enhance your understanding of their function.
• New and updated content reflects the most up-to-date nomenclature from the Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria (NAV) - the standard reference for anatomical (zootomical) terminology.
Text and bibliographic references from the most current literature allow you to access all primary sources of information for further study and interpretation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781437708127
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/20/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 872
Sales rank: 726,052
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Dog and Its Relatives
  2. Introduction and Breeds

    Phylogenetic Relationships of Canids to Other Carnivores

    Origin and Domestication of the Dog

  3. Prenatal Development
  4. The Integument
  5. The Skeleton
  6. Arthrology
  7. The Muscular System
  8. The Digestive Apparatus and Abdomen
  9. The Respiratory System
  10. The Urogenital System
  11. The Endocrine System
  12. The Heart and Arteries
  13. The Veins
  14. The Lymphatic System
  15. Introduction to the Nervous System
  16. The Autonomic Nervous System
  17. Spinal Cord and Meninges
  18. The Spinal Nerves
  19. The Brain
  20. Cranial Nerves and Cutaneous Innervation of the Head
  21. The Ear
  22. The Eye

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