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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionar

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ISBN-10: 070202788X

ISBN-13: 9780702027888

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas C. Blood, Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay

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Perfect for confirming definitions, researching specific topics, and checking spelling, this dictionary is an indispensable compilation of reliable and authoritative information, featuring over 1,000 new entries. No veterinary student or practitioner should be without this extensively updated new edition, written by veterinarians for veterinarians. Well over 65,000 main and sub-entries Comprehensive coverage of all large and small animals, including exotics Specialist entries compiled by 18 expert consultants Extensive appendices on clinical and laboratory data plus revision of the appendices Updated taxonomy in virology and bacteriology Includes American English as well as UK English spelling Definitions of all major poisonous substances this third edition has over 400 full colour ills. throughout to enhance user-friendliness expanded coverage of complementary and alternative medicine revision of the appendices and inclusion of new veterinary education information revised and updated definitions with hundreds of new entries
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 2172
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 5.984

Consultants
Preface
Notes on the Use of this Dictionary
Main entries
Sub-entries
Cross-referencing
Alternative forms
Adjectival forms
Irregular forms
Translations
Abbreviations used in this dictionary
Tables
Drug names The Dictionary Appendix Laboratory Services
Biochemistry
Hematology
The International System of Units: SI units
Weights and measures
Temperature equivalents: Celsius/Fahrenheit
Chemical elements
Blood groups of domestic animals
Viruses Anatomy
Arteries
Bones
Joints
Ligaments
Muscles
Nerves
Veins Clinical
Causes of mastitis
Estrous cycles in animals
Body temperature equivalents
Eruption of teeth in domestic animals
Collective nouns, gender groups
Conversion table of weight to body surface area for dogs
Important venomous snakes
Aquaculture:major finfish, molluscs and crustaceans used in aquaria, consumption and sport
Terrestrial animal diseases notifiable to the Office International Epizooties (OIE) Veterinary Professional Directory
Veterinary schools of the world
Veterinary degrees around the world
Veterinary and related organizations and programs