Miller's Anatomy of the Dog - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Now in full-color, Miller’s Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition features unparalleled coverage of canine morphology, with detailed descriptions and vivid illustrations that make intricate details easier to see and understand. Updated content reflects the latest knowledge on development, structure, and function, making this a valuable reference for anatomists, veterinary students, technicians, clinicians, experimentalists, and breeders. It is also useful in specialty fields such as mammalogy, biomechanics, and archaeology.
- Chapters are logically organized by body system for quick reference.
- Contributors are expert anatomists who provide the most current information and share their knowledge of particular structures.
- An introductory chapter includes breed categories from both the American and British Registry Clubs to give you a clearer understanding of dog breeds and how they are determined.
- NEW! Elaborate, full-color illustrations created by an expert medical illustrator bring canine structures to life and enhance your understanding of their function.
- New and updated content reflects the most up-to-date nomenclature from the Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria (NAV) — the standard reference for anatomical (zootomical) terminology.
- Text and bibliographic references from the most current literature allow you to access all primary sources of information for further study and interpretation.
- The Dog and Its Relatives
- Prenatal Development
- The Integument
- The Skeleton
- The Muscular System
- The Digestive Apparatus and Abdomen
- The Respiratory System
- The Urogenital System
- The Endocrine System
- The Heart and Arteries
- The Veins
- The Lymphatic System
- Introduction to the Nervous System
- The Autonomic Nervous System
- Spinal Cord and Meninges
- The Spinal Nerves
- The Brain
- Cranial Nerves and Cutaneous Innervation of the Head
- The Ear
- The Eye
Introduction and Breeds
Phylogenetic Relationships of Canids to Other Carnivores
Origin and Domestication of the Dog
Howard E. Evans, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and Alexander de Lahunta, DVM, PhD, James Law Professor of Veterinary Anatomy, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY