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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary / Edition 4

Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary / Edition 4


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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary / Edition 4

The new edition of Blood’s classic Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary has been completely redesigned, revised and updated for today’s veterinary team. Now with a wide range of superb full-colour illustrations, well over 60,000 main and subentries including large animals, small animals and exotics, and an all-new, user-friendly format, the fourth edition offers the most comprehensive dictionary reference in the field.

Key features

• Comprehensive text covering the whole range of veterinary medicine
• Classic authoritative reference work
• Valuable and accessible appendices for instant access to key information at a glance
• Well over 60,000 main entries and subentries
• Extensive contributions from internationally acknowledged expert consultants

New for this edition

• Over 1,000 colour illustrations to aid further understanding of disease processes and important terminology
• Pronunciation of key terms
• Brand new design and format to help find key information at a glance
• Extensive revision, clarification and focussing of entries to reflect current practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702047435
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1344
Sales rank: 371,789
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents



Notes on the Use of this Dictionary

Main entries

2. Sub-entries

3. Cross-referencing

4. Alternative forms

5. Adjectival forms

6. Irregular forms

7. Translations

8. Abbreviations used in this dictionary

9. Tables

10. Drug names

The Dictionary


Laboratory Services

1. Biochemistry

2. Hematology

3. The International System of Units: SI units

4. Weights and measures

5. Temperature equivalents: Celsius/Fahrenheit

6. Chemical elements

7. Blood groups of domestic animals

8. Viruses


9. Arteries

10. Bones

11. Joints

12. Ligaments

13. Muscles

14. Nerves

15. Veins


16. Causes of mastitis

17. Estrous cycles in animals

18. Body temperature equivalents

19. Eruption of teeth in domestic animals

20. Collective nouns, gender groups

21. Conversion table of weight to body surface area for dogs

22. Important venomous snakes

23. Aquaculture: major finfish, molluscs and crustaceans used in aquaria, consumption and sport

24. Terrestrial animal diseases notifiable to the Office International Epizooties (OIE)

Veterinary Professional Directory

25. Veterinary schools of the world

26. Veterinary degrees around the world

27. Veterinary and related organizations and programs

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