Mammalian Anatomy The Cat 2nd Edition

Mammalian Anatomy The Cat 2nd Edition
By Aurora M. Sebastiani, Dale W. Fishbeck

Mammalian Anatomy The Cat 2nd Edition PDF is  full-color dissection guide is intended for students taking Mammalian Anatomy, Comparative Anatomy, General Biology, or Anatomy & Physiology courses and contains 175 photographs plus many full-color illustrations. The combination of a good anatomy text, clear discussions of dissection techniques, and well-executed photographs and illustrations makes this a definitive book in biology curricula. 3-hole drilled.

Table of Contents


1- Skeletal System

Axial Division

The Mandible

The Vertebral Column

Appendicular Division

2- Muscular System

External Features

Skinning the Cat

Preparing the Cat for Muscle Dissection

The direction of Muscle Fibers

Sewing and Cutting Muscles

Superficial Thoracic Muscles

Abdominal Muscles

Superficial Back Muscles

Deep Thoracic Muscles

Lower Back Muscles

Lumbar and Thoracic

Muscles of the Neck

Deep Neck and Back Muscles

Muscles of the Head

Shoulder Muscles

Muscles of the Upper Arm or Brachium

Muscles of the Forearm or Antebrachium

Muscles of the Manus

Iliopsoas Complex

Quadriceps Complex

Muscles of the Shank

Muscles of the Pes

Muscles of the Hip

Tail Muscles

3- Body Cavities and Mesenteries

Opening the Cat

Body Cavities or Coelomic Cavities

Mesenteries of the Thoracic Cavities

Mesenteries of the Abdominopelvic Cavity

4- Digestive System

Salivary Glands and Ducts 89

Alimentary Canal

Accessory Digestive Organs

5- Respiratory System

Openings and Spaces

Larynx, Trachea, and Bronchi



6- Urogenital System

Excretory System


Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Urethra

Female Reproductive System

Male Reproductive System

7- Endocrine System

Pituitary Gland or Hypophysis

Pineal Gland

Thyroid Gland

Parathyroid Gland

Thymus Gland

Adrenal Glands




Other Endocrine Tissues

8- Circulatory System

The Heart

Blood Vessels

Lymphatic Circulation

9- Nervous System 

The Brain

The Meninges and Ventricles of the Brain

External Anatomy

The Spinal Cord

Spinal Nerves

The Brachial Plexus

Lumbosacral Plexus (Ventral View)

Lumbosacral Plexus (Dorsal View)

10- Sense Organs






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