Female Reproductive System and Mammary Gland

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CHAPTER 18 Female Reproductive System and Mammary Gland* Robert A. Foster The reproductive system is arguably the most important system for the survival of a species. In production animals, reproduction is…

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Respiratory System, Mediastinum, and Pleurae

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CHAPTER 9 Respiratory System, Mediastinum, and Pleurae Alfonso López Diseases of the respiratory system (respiratory apparatus) are some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in animals and a major…

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Endocrine System

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CHAPTER 12 Endocrine System* Krista M.D. La Perle Structure and Function Endocrine glands are collections of specialized cells that synthesize, store, and directly release their secretions, such as polypeptides, steroids, and…

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Cardiovascular System and Lymphatic Vessels

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CHAPTER 10 Cardiovascular System and Lymphatic Vessels Lisa M. Miller, John F. Van Vleet and Arnon Gal* Structure Development of the Heart and Great Vessels The heart is a conical, muscular…

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The Ear and Eye

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CHAPTER 20 The Ear and Eye* Bradley L. Njaa† and Brian P. Wilcock‡ Ear The ear is a specialized sense organ formed by a highly organized mixture of cutaneous, nasopharyngeal, osseous,…

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Bones, Joints, Tendons, and Ligaments

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CHAPTER 16 Bones, Joints, Tendons, and Ligaments Cathy S. Carlson and Steven E. Weisbrode The skeleton consists of bones and joints and their supporting structures and is responsible for supporting and…

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The Integument

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CHAPTER 17 The Integument Ann M. Hargis and Pamela Eve Ginn Structure The skin is the largest organ in the body and has haired and hairless portions (Figs. 17-1 and 17-2)….

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Cellular Adaptations, Injury, and Death

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CHAPTER 1 Cellular Adaptations, Injury, and Death Morphologic, Biochemical, and Genetic Bases Ronald K. Myers, M. Donald McGavin and James F. Zachary The simple definition that pathology is “the study of…

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Hepatobiliary System and Exocrine Pancreas

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CHAPTER 8 Hepatobiliary System and Exocrine Pancreas John M. Cullen and Danielle L. Brown Liver and Intrahepatic Biliary System Structure and Function Development Early in embryogenesis, the origins of the liver…

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