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

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).
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Table of Contents
Introduction.

Nomenclature and Anatomic Orientation.

Animal Classification.

General Terminology. Positional and Directional Terms.

Body Planes.

Body Cavities and Membranes.

Section 1: The Horse (Equus caballus).

Section 2: The Ox (Bos taurus, also Bos indicus).

Section 3: The Sheep (Ovis aries).

Section 4: The Goat (Capra hircus).

Section 5: The Llama and Alpaca (Lama glama and Lama Pacos).

Section 6: The Swine (Sus scrofa domesticus).

Section 7: The Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)

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