Learning Veterinary Terminology,
Edition 2
By Douglas F. McBride, DVM

Publication Date: 26 Jul 2001
Description
This new edition uniquely integrates text discussions with learning activities, including fill-in-the-blank, puzzle, and matching exercises. Newly updated to reflect the latest terminology, this best-selling text now features numerous new and revised pedagogical features that make it an excellent resource both in the classroom and for self-study. Brand-new additions include several new appendices, new anatomical drawings, and a more extensive index. Many sections have been completely rewritten for consistency and greater reader comprehension, and review sections now include more thought-provoking questions and multiple-choice tests.

Key Features

  • Logical organization and an extensive illustration program make it an excellent resource both in the classroom and in clinical practice.
  • Integrated review sections, featuring fill-in-the-blank and matching exercises.
  • Glossaries at the end of each chapter.
  • Useful appendices featuring common abbreviations, veterinary specialties, and much more.
  • New Features

  • Several new appendices devoted to terminology specific to various veterinary specialties: pathology, pharmacology, surgery, and more
  • Greater attention paid to writing style throughout, resulting in a more consistent, easier-to-read text
  • Complete rewrite of review sections to include critical thinking questions, as well as more multiple-choice questions
  • Numerous new anatomical drawings place many terms in their proper visual perspective
  • A more extensive index ensures that it can be used with confidence as a comprehensive reference on the job
  • New exotics chapter
  • About the author
    By Douglas F. McBride, DVM, Former Director, Veterinary Technology Program, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, NY
    Table of Contents
    An Introduction to Veterinary Terminology
    Building a Veterinary Vocabulary
    Adding to the Foundation
    Completing the Foundation
    Understanding the Animal Body and Its Structure
    Skeletal System: The Framework of the Body
    The Muscular System: The Moving Force
    The Integumentary System: The Skin and its Accessory Structures
    The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: The Transports of the Body
    Respiratory System
    Gastrointestinal Tract
    The Genitourinary System: Animal Reproduction and the Processing of Liquid Wastes
    The Endocrine System: The Chemical Stimulators
    The Nervous System: The Central Processing Unit
    The Special Senses: The Sources of Information
    The Immune System: The Defenders of the Body
    Dogs and Cats
    Equine Industry
    Cattle Industry
    Swine Industry
    Small Ruminants
    Rodents, Rabbits, and Laboratory Animal Science
    Exotic Animals
    Appendixes
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780323013291
    Page Count: 560
    Retail Price : £61.99
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    Audience
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