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Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook, 2nd Edition

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Veterinary Medical Terminology Guide and Workbook, 2nd Edition

Angela Taibo

ISBN: 978-1-119-46576-8 February 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 776 Pages

Description

Designed to be both comprehensive and user-friendly, the text offers easy-to-understand explanations of medical terminology and contains helpful learning features such as tips, case studies, and review questions. 

  • Describes medical terms with easy-to-understand explanations and phonetic spellings
  • Offers an updated edition of this practical guide to veterinary medical terminology
  • Contains real-world case studies, word lists, and review questions that are designed to promote active learning
  • Includes new chapters on medical reports and case studies and large animals, as well as helpful memorization features
  • Provides access to a companion website with images, audio clips, flash cards, and other helpful learning tools

 

Preface xi

About the Companion Website xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Anatomy of a Medical Term 1

Five Rules to Medical Terminology 3

Study Tips 5

Building the Terms 5

Special Terms 12

Chapter Abbreviations 15

SOAP 17

Case Study 19

Exercises 20

Review Tables 23

Chapter 2 Anatomical Organization 27

Structural Organization 27

Introduction to the Skeletal

Anatomy 34

Building the Terms 40

Abbreviations 45

Case Study 46

Exercises 48

Review Tables 50

Chapter 3 The Musculoskeletal System 55

Bones 55

Joints 66

Muscles 74

Building the Terms 78

Abbreviations 86

Case Study 87

Exercises 87

Review Tables 90

Chapter 4 The Gastrointestinal Tract 95

The Pathway of Food 95

Related Terms 111

Pathology and Procedures 115

Building the Terms 131

Abbreviations 141

Case Study 145

Exercises 145

Review Tables 149

Chapter 5 The Reproductive System 155

The Male Reproductive System 155

Building the Terms 162

The Female Reproductive System 167

Building the Terms 186

Abbreviations 192

Case Study 193

Exercises 194

Review Tables 197

Chapter 6 The Cardiovascular System 203

Blood Vessels 203

Anatomy of the Heart 205

Circulation 213

Related Terms 214

Pathology and Procedures 217

Building the Terms 227

Abbreviations 230

Case Study 232

Exercises 233

Review Tables 236

Chapter 7 The Respiratory Tract 239

Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract 239

Related Terms 242

Pathology and Procedures 243

Building the Terms 250

Abbreviations 255

Case Study 257

Exercises 257

Review Tables 260

Chapter 8 Hematology 263

Anatomy and Physiology of Blood and Blood‐Forming Organs 263

Related Terms 275

Pathology and Procedures 276

Building the Terms 280

Abbreviations 285

Case Study 287

Exercises 287

Review Tables 289

Chapter 9 Immunology 293

The Lymphatic System 293

The Blood System 295

The Immune System 297

Related Terms 299

Pathology and Procedures 300

Building the Terms 305

Abbreviations 309

Case Study 310

Exercises 310

Review Tables 312

Chapter 10 The Endocrine System 315

Endocrine Glands 316

Related Terms 323

Pathology and Procedures 325

Building the Terms 329

Abbreviations 332

Case Study 333

Exercises 334

Review Tables 335

Chapter 11 The Integumentary System 339

Skin 339

Hair 342

Glands 342

Nails 343

Related Terms 343

Pathology and Procedures 344

Coat Types and Color 360

Building the Terms 365

Abbreviations 367

Case Study 368

Exercises 368

Review Tables 372

Chapter 12 The Nervous System 375

Nerves 375

Divisions of the Nervous System 378

Related Terms 386

Pathology and Procedures 389

Building the Terms 394

Abbreviations 401

Case Study 401

Exercises 402

Review Tables 404

Chapter 13 The Eyes and Ears 409

The Eye 409

Building the Terms 425

The Ear 429

Building the Terms 434

Abbreviations 437

Case Study 437

Exercises 438

Review Tables 440

Chapter 14 The Urinary System 445

Anatomy of the Urinary System 445

Related Terms 449

Pathology and Procedures 451

Building the Terms 455

Abbreviations 461

Case Study 462

Exercises 462

Review Tables 464

Chapter 15 The Horse 467

Equine Anatomy 467

Mobility 471

Types of Horses and their Markings 472

Equine Coat Colors and Patterns 476

Equine Husbandry 477

Physiology and Pathology and Procedures 488

Commonly Used Equine Slang 491

Abbreviations 492

Exercises 493

Review Tables 495

Chapter 16 Ruminants 497

Cattle 497

Sheep 507

Goats 510

Camelids 513

Commonly Used Cattle Slang 514

Abbreviations 515

Exercises 515

Review Table 519

Chapter 17 Swine 521

Anatomy 521

Age and Sex 522

Husbandry 523

Pathology and Procedures 526

Abbreviations 528

Exercises 528

Review Table 529

Chapter 18 Exotics 531

Avian 531

Reptiles 544

Amphibians 545

Amphibian and Reptile Terminology 546

Exercises 549

Chapter 19 Laboratory Animals 551

Rodents 551

Ferrets 557

Rabbits 561

Professional Organizations and Laws 564

Related Terms 565

Abbreviations 566

Exercises 567

Review Table 568

Chapter 20 Case Studies 569

Case Study 1: 93‐pound Labrador Mix 569

Case Study 2: Emma, four‐year old Golden Retriever 571

Case Study 3: Mare About to Foal 573

Case Study 4: Teddy, 11‐year‐old Pembroke Welsh Corgi 573

Case Study 5: Greta, 1.‐year old Golden Retriever 574

Case Study 6: Jewel, 13‐year old DSH 576

Case Study 7: Chuck, 10‐year‐old Maine Coon 577

Case Study 8: Fledge, one‐year old Retriever Mix 578

Case Study 9: Quesi, 13‐year old DLH 580

Case Study 10: Sparkle, 12‐year‐old Shetland Sheepdog 581

Case Study 11: Dante, fouryear‐old Rough Collie 582

Case Study 12: Luke, twoyear‐old Black Labrador Retriever 584

Case Study 13: Tiger, six‐year old DSH 586

Case Study 14: Punkin, 12‐week old DMH 587

Case Study 15: Belle, eight‐year old Great Pyrenees 588

Case Study 16: Macadamia, four‐year‐old Poodle Mix 589

Appendix A: Pronunciation and Spelling of Terms Found in this Book 591

Appendix B: Commonly Used Veterinary Medical Abbreviations 615

Recommended Reading 623

Glossary 625

Answers 675

Index 707