Anatomy of the Horse
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The sixth edition of this highly successful book contains updates to functional anatomy which has now been totally revised. There are also new chapters on the eye, abdomen, female reproduction, ultrasonography and orthopaedics. The atlas is superbly illustrated throughout with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical application of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal. Already acknowledged by students and teachers as an essential resource for learning and revision, the sixth edition is a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and work with horses.

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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 250 x 348 x 16mm | 1,778.07g
  • Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
  • Hannover, Germany
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 285 colour illustrations
  • 3899936663
  • 9783899936667
  • 111,111

About Rolf Berg

Cornell University, USA

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... The aim of the authors has been admirably achieved. The textbook is already acknowledged as an essential resource for students, teachers and for veterinary practitioners and horse lovers in the English-speaking world. -JAVMA A valuable reference for students of anatomy and surgery. The practicing surgeon should find many of the descriptions and diagrams extremely useful. -The Irish Veterinary Journal

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The sixth edition of this highly successful book contains updates to functional anatomy which has now been totally revised. There are also new chapters on the eye, abdomen, female reproduction, ultrasonography and orthopaedics. The atlas is superbly illustrated throughout with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical application of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal.Already acknowledged by students and teachers as an essential resource for learning and revision, the sixth edition will be a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and work with horses.

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Table of contents

Preface Skin The external Skin (common integument) Thoracic Limb The Skeleton of the Thoracic Limb Topography of the Thoracic Limb (Nerves and Muscles) Cutaneous Innervation, Blood Vessels, and Lymphatic Structures of the Thoracic Limb Vessels, Nerves, and Deep Fascia of Carpus, Metacarpus, and Digit The passive Stay-apparatus of the Thoracic Limb Synovial Structures of the Thoracic Limb Pelvic Limb The Skeleton of the Pelvic Limb Topography of the Pelvic Limb (Nerves and Muscles) Skin Innervation, Blood, Vessels, and Lymphatics of the Pelvic Limb Vessels, Nerves, and deep Fascia of Tarsus, Metatarsus, and Digit Passive Stay-Apparatus of the Hindlimb, also Hoof and Contents The Hoof (Ungula) Suspensory Apparatus of the Coffin Bone (Distal Phalanx), Vessels and Nerves of the Hoof Synovial Structures of the Pelvic Limb Head Skull and Dentition Skull with Teeth and Paranasal Sinuses Supf. Veins of the Head, Facial nerve (VII) and Muscles supplied by the Facial Nerve Trigeminal Nerve (V-3 and V-2), Muscles of Mastication, Salivary Glands, and Lymphatic Structures Adnexa of the Eye The Eye Nose and Nasal Cavity, Mouth and Tongue Pharynx, Guttural Pouch and Larynx Larynx and Laryngeal Muscles Head-Neck Junction and Ear The Central Nervous System The Brain The Spinal Cord Axial Skeleton and Neck Vertebral Column with Thorax and Nuchal Ligament Neck and Thoracic Wall Deep Shoulder-Girdle Muscles, the Muscles of the ventral Part of the Neck and the visceral Space they enclose Thoracic Cavity Thoracic Wall, Respiratory Muscles, Lungs, and Lymphatic Structures Heart and Thymus Abdominal Wall and Cavity The Abdominal Wall Topography of the Abdominal Organs and Their Relation to the Abdominal Wall Spleen, Liver and Bile Duct, Pancreas, and Stomach with Omenta Intestines Pelvis, Inguinal Region, and Urogenital Organs Bony Pelvis with Sacrosciatic Ligament, Supf. Inguinal Structures Inguinal Area Prepubic Tendon, Inguinal Canal of the Mare, Nerves of the Lumbar Plexus, Hypaxial Lumbar Muscles, and Udder Lymphatics, Adrenal Glands, and Urinary Organs Arteries, Veins, and Nerves of the Pelvic Cavity Female Reproductive Organs Male Reproductive Organs Perineum, Pelvic Diaphragm, and Tail Selected Body Systems in Tabular Form Muscles Lymphatic Structures Peripheral Nervous System Cranial Nerves Contributions to Clinical-Functional Anatomy List of References Index

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