Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology

ISBN-10: 1401873812

ISBN-13: 9781401873813

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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Description: This easy-to-use text provides a systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. Organized by terms used in each of the body systems, additional chapters also cover lab tests, procedures, and treatments. Several species-specific chapters are also included. This new edition offers greatly expanded art work. The additional images offer greater clarity for students and serve as review illustrations for other courses and in professional practice.... The audio portion of the CD-ROM offers students the opportunity to both hear and see the term when learning basic terms used in the field of veterinary medicine. This is a must-have resource for anyone searching for a systematic approach to learning veterinary medical terminology.

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List price: $168.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Janet Romich, a longtime veterinarian, teaches a variety of science-based courses at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wis., where she was honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2004 for use of technology in the classroom, advisory and professional activities, publication list, and fundraising efforts. She is also an IACUC member for a hospital research facility and received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2007 for her contributions to the education of veterinary technician students and in promoting the use of veterinary technicians in the workplace. Dr. Romich is also the author of FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2e and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES as well as a co-author on DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She remains active in veterinary practice through her relief practice, where she works in both small- and mixed-animal practices.

Preface
Ready, Set, Go
Introduction to Medical Terminology
Anatomy of a Medical Term
Analyzing Medical Terms
What Did You Say?
Does Spelling Count
Review Exercises
Where, Why, and What?
In Position
The Plane Truth
Studying
You Have Said a Mouthful
The Hole Truth
Lying Around
Moving Right Along
Setting Our Cytes Ahead
Grouping Things Together
1, 2, 3, Go
Review Exercises
Meat and Bones
Functions of the Skeletal System
Structures of the Skeletal System
Boning Up
Structural Support
Functions of the Muscular System
Structures of the Muscular System
Show Some Muscle
What's In a Name?
Review Exercises
Head to Toe (and All Parts in Between)
Two Words; Same Meaning
Common Anatomic Terms for Equine Species
Common Anatomic Terms for Cattle
Common Anatomic Terms for Goats
Common Anatomic Terms for Sheep
Common Anatomic Terms for Swine
Common Anatomic Terms for Dogs and Cats
Review Exercises
What Is in a Name?
What Is Your Name?
canine = dogs
feline = cats
lagomorph = rabbits
ferrets
psittacine = parrots
murine = mice and rats
turkey (one kind of poultry)
chickens (one kind of poultry)
anserine = geese
anserine = ducks
porcine = pigs = swine
equine = includes horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules
donkey = ass = burro
ovine = sheep
caprine = goats
camelid = llamas
cavy = guinea pigs
bovine = cattle
Review Exercises
Gut Instincts
Functions of the Digestive System
Structures of the Digestive System
Review Exercises
Null and Void
Functions of the Urinary Flow
Go with the Flow
It Is Clear as Day--Maybe
Review Exercises
Have a Heart
Functions of the Cardiovascular System
Structures of Cardiovascular System
Review Exercises
A Breath of Fresh Air
Functions of the Respiratory System
Structures of Respiratory System
A Breath of Fresh Air
Review Exercises
Skin Deep
Functions of the Integumentary System
Structures of Integumentary System
Review Exercises
The Great Communicator
Functions of the Endocrine System
Structures of Endocrine System
Review Exercises
1 + 1 = 3 (or More)
The Reproductive System
Function of the Male Reproductive System
Structures of Male Reproductive System
Functions of the Female Reproductive System
Structures of Female Reproductive System
Putting the Parts Together
Review Exercises
Nerves of Steel
Functions of the Nervous System
Structures of the Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Review Exercises
Seeing and Hearing
Functions of the Eye
Structures of the Eye
Action
Functions of the Ear
Structures of the Ear
Mechanism of Hearing
Mechanism of Equilibrium
Review Exercises
Feed and Protect Me
Hematologic System
The Immune System
How Does the Immune System Work?
Oncology
Review Exercises
Testing Testing
Basic Physical Examination
Laboratory Terminology
Basic Medical Terms
Pathogenic Organisms
Types of Diseases
Disease Terminology
Endoscopy
Centesis
Imaging Techniques
Review Exercises
Drugs, Disease, and Dissection
Pharmacologic Terms
Surgical Terminology
Review Exercises
Dogs and Cats
Dogs and Cats
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Breed-Related Terminology
Descriptive Terminology
Vaccinations of Dogs and Cats
Review Exercises
Horses, etc.
Horses, Donkeys, Mules, and Ponies
Mode of Movement
Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease Terms
Markings
Equipment
Management Terms
Types of Horses
Terms for Unsoundness in Horses
Equine Vaccinations
Review Exercises
Make Room for the Ruminants
Ruminants
Cattle
Industry Terms
Milk-Related Terms
Feed Me
Sheep
Goats
Llamas
Vaccinations of Ruminants
Review Exercises
Hog Heaven
Pigs
Equipment and Industry Terms
Swine Management Terminology
Swine Vaccinations
Review Exercises
Birds of a Feather
Birds
Anatomy and Physiology Terminology
Poultry Terms
Pet Bird Terminology
Review Exercises
All the Rest
Laboratory Animals and Pocket Pets
Rodents
Ferrets
Rabbits
Reptiles
Review Exercises
Abbreviations
Plural Forms of Medical Terms
Index
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