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Anatomy and Physiology of Animals

Veterinary nurses need to have a firm grasp of the normal structure of an animal s body and how it functions before they can understand the effect diseases and injuries have and the best ways to treat them. This book describes the structure of the animal body and the way in which it works. Animals encountered in normal veterinary practice are used as examples where possible. The material is divided into 16 chapters:

  • Chemicals
  • Classification
  • The Cell
  • Body Organisation
  • The Skin
  • The Skeleton
  • Muscles
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Lymphatic System
  • The Gut and Digestion
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System
  • Nervous System
  • The Senses
  • Endocrine System
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