Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy: The Essentials

Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy: The Essentials

Robert A. Kainer

Language: English

Pages: 159

ISBN: 0683306731

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Extraordinary accuracy and beautiful original artwork are just two features readers will find in this new resource, providing a basic foundation in domestic large animal anatomy. Its unique organization includes the anatomy of all organ systems in the various species, described in a consistent manner.

The book presents relevant anatomy of the following species:

* Horse (with contributors by Dr. Gayle Trotter)

* Ox (with contributions by Dr. Fran Garry)

* Sheep and goat (with contributions by Dr. Joan Bowen)

* Llama and alpaca (with contributions by Dr. LaRue Johnson)

* Swine (with contributions by Dr. LaRue Johnson)

* and chicken (with contributions by Dr. John Avens).

Features that enhance understanding:

* Carefully selected labeling helps students learn and remember structures and relationships.

* Male and female of a given species are depicted on facing pages so that topographic anatomy is easy to compare.

* Structures common to various animals are labeled several times, whereas unique structrur5es are labeled only on one or two species so students can make rapid distinctions of the structures peculiar to certain animals.

* An introduction provides readers with a background in nomenclature and anatomic orientation so they can benefit from the atlas even if they lack training in anatomy.

The Atlas depicts topographic relationships of major organs in a simple, yet technically accurate presentation that's free of extraneous detail so that those using the atlas can concentrate on the essential aspects of anatomy.

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Angles to the median plane. Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 BODY CAVITIES AND MEMBRANES A diagrammatic drawing of a mare’s trunk illustrates the thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic cavities and the serous membranes— peritoneum, pleura, and pericardium—that line the cavities and suspend organs. The peritoneum consists of three continuous parts. The parietal peritoneum (L., paries, wall) lines the abdominal cavity and the cranial part of the pelvic cavity. Connecting peritoneum reflects from the.

Foot of the opposite limb fixed with minimal muscular activity by the stay apparatus. B. Stay apparatus of the hindlimb. C. The reciprocal apparatus, m = muscle PLATE 1.11 Deep muscles and in situ viscera of the stallion Right lateral view, m = muscle, b = bone PLATE 1.12 Deep cervical muscles, major joints, and in situ viscera of the mare. Left lateral view, n = nerve, v = vein, m = muscle, a = artery, j = joint, lig = ligament PLATE 1.13 Median section of the horse's head. Nasal septum.

Llama. 5.16 Reproductive and urinary organs, stomach, heart, and adjacent major vessels of the female alpaca. 5.17 Relations of the reproductive organs of the male llama. 5.18 Relations of the reproductive organs of the female alpaca. PLATE 5.1 Right lateral view of a male llama. PLATE 5.2 Left lateral view of a female huacaya alpaca. Dorsal vertebral regions are indicated. PLATE 5.3 Body regions of the llama PLATE 5.4 Skeleton of the llama. Right lateral view. C = cervical vertebra, T =.

= bone PLATE 6.10 A. Permanent dentition of the boar, b = bone, I = incisor tooth, C = canine tooth, P = premolar tooth, M = molar tooth B. Cutting the deciduous incisor and canine teeth of a piglet. They are routinely cut off to prevent damage lo sow's teats. PLATE 6.11 Isolated stomach and intestines of the swine. The jejunum is shortened and uncoiled, and the loops of the ascending colon are pulled apart. PLATE 6.12 Lymph nodes and vessels of the sow. In = lymph node PLATE 6.13.

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