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Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, 7th Edition

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Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, 7th Edition

Rowen D. Frandson, W. Lee Wilke & Anna Dee Fails

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Author(s): Rowen D. Frandson, W. Lee Wilke & Anna Dee Fails

About The Book

The Seventh Edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals is a thoroughly updated and revised version of this classic text. Drawing on current science and terminology with a number of new illustrations throughout and a new chapter on poultry, the book maintains its reputation for clarity, balanced scope, and breadth of content. The Seventh Edition provides veterinary, animal science, agriculture, and veterinary technician students with a comprehensive yet clear reference to understanding the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology.

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Author Rowen D. Frandson, W. Lee Wilke & Anna Dee Fails
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 528 Pages
ISBN 9780813813943
Publication date June 2009
Book Type Hardcover




Chapter 1 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology.

  • Descriptive Terms Useful in the Study of Anatomy.
  • 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.
  • Nucleus.
  • Cell Division.
  • Regulation of Cell Growth and Replication.

Chapter 3 Embryology

  • Development of Germ Layers.
  • Neurulation.
  • Differentiation of Other Tissues.

Chapter 4 The Skeletal System.

  • Functions of Bones.
  • Terminology.
  • 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.
  • Ossification.
  • 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.

  • Types of Muscle Tissue.
  • Functions of the Muscular System.
  • 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 Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle.

  • Skeletal Muscle.
  • Smooth Muscle.
  • Cardiac Muscle.

Chapter 9 Anatomy of the Nervous System.

  • Microscopic Neuroanatomy.
  • Embryology.
  • Central Nervous System.
  • Peripheral Nervous System.
  • Autonomic Nervous System.
  • Enteric Nervous System.

Chapter 10 Physiology of the Nervous System.

  • Physiology of the Nerve Impulse.
  • Synaptic Transmission.
  • Neurotransmitters.
  • Neural Control of Skeletal Muscle.
  • Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System.
  • Regeneration and Repair in the Nervous System.

Chapter 11 Sense Organs

  • Sensory Receptors.
  • Somatosensation.
  • Visceral Sensations.
  • Chemical Senses.
  • Hearing and Balance.
  • Vision.

Chapter 12 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 13 The Integument.

  • Integument.
  • Skin.
  • Adnexa of the Skin.
  • Modified Epidermis.
  • Coat Color in Horses.
  • Wool.

Chapter 14 The Equine Foot and Passive Stay Apparatus.

  • Structure of the Foot.
  • Function.
  • Stay Apparatus.

Chapter 15 Blood and Other Body Fluids.

  • Blood.
  • Plasma and Serum.
  • Blood pH.
  • Hemostasis and Coagulation.
  • Lymph.
  • Serous Fluids.

Chapter 16 Body Defenses and the Immune System.

  • Nonspecific Defenses.
  • Specific Immune Response.
  • B Lymphocytes.
  • Immunoglobulins.
  • T Cells and Cell-Mediated Immunity.
  • Lymphocyte Origin, Development, and Residence.
  • Active and Passive Immunities.
  • Immunological Surveillance.
  • Lymphatic System.

Chapter 17 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System.

  • Heart.
  • Vessels.
  • Pulmonary Circulation.
  • Systemic Circulation.
  • Veins.
  • 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.
  • Thorax.
  • Physiology of Respiration.

Chapter 20 Anatomy of the Digestive System.

  • Organization of the Digestive System.
  • Mouth.
  • Pharynx.
  • Esophagus
  • Nonruminant 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.

Chapter 22 Nutrition and Metabolism.

  • Nutrition.
  • Metabolism.

Chapter 23 The Urinary System.

  • Anatomy of the Kidney.
  • Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Urethra.
  • Micturition.
  • 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 Acid-Base Balance.

Chapter 24 Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System.

  • Testis.
  • Epididymis.
  • Ductus Deferens.
  • Scrotum.
  • Inguinal Canal.
  • Descent of the Testis.
  • Castration.
  • Accessory Sex Glands.
  • Penis.
  • Prepuce.
  • Muscles of the Male Genitalia.
  • Blood and Nerve Supply of the Male
  • Genitalia.

Chapter 25 Physiology of Male Reproduction.

  • Seminiferous Tubules and Spermatogenesis.
  • Epididymis.
  • Semen and Semen Technology.
  • Hormones of Male Reproduction.
  • Erection and Ejaculation.

Chapter 26 Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System.

  • Ovaries.
  • Uterine Tubes.
  • Uterus.
  • Vagina.
  • Vestibule and Vulva.
  • Blood and Nerve Supply of the Female Reproductive Tract.

Chapter 27 The Ovary and Estrous Cycles.

  • Oogenesis.
  • Ovulation.
  • Corpus Luteum.
  • Phases of the Estrous Cycle.
  • Specifics of Selected Estrous Cycles.

Chapter 28 Pregnancy and Parturition.

  • Fertilization.
  • Implantation and Placentation.
  • Hormones of Pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy Diagnosis.
  • Parturition.
  • Fetal Presentations and Delivery.
  • Dystocia.

Chapter 29 Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammary Glands.

  • Mammary Glands of the Cow.
  • Microscopic Anatomy of the Mammary.
  • Gland.
  • Mammary Glands of Swine.
  • Mammary Glands of Sheep and Goats.
  • Mammary Glands of the Horse.
  • Physiology of Lactation.

Chapter 30. Poultry.

  • Integument.
  • Body Design.
  • Skeleton and Bone.
  • Musculature.
  • 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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