A Dissection Guide & Atlas to the Rabbit, 2e

By David G. Smith, Michael P. Schenk  •  
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Print ISBN  9781640434103
• eBook ISBN  9781640434110
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This full-color guide is designed to provide an introduction to the anatomy of the rabbit for biology, zoology, nursing, or pre-professional students taking an introductory laboratory course in biology, zoology, anatomy and physiology, or basic vertebrate anatomy. The rabbit is an excellent alternative to other specimens for these courses.

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What's New in this Edition
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  • More than 150 color photographs and illustrations are provided for the identification of anatomical structures.
  • Color micrographs of histological slides accompany many of the photos and illustrations.
  • Multiple figures of the muscular, skeletal, and organ systems provide a complete picture of the layers of rabbit anatomy.
  • Dissection instructions are set off from the main text and important terms are boldfaced.
  • Detailed instructions on how to efficiently and accurately perform all of the dissections allow the students to work independently and confidently.
  • Tables are used throughout to conveniently summarize information presented in the text.
  • A glossary containing definitions of boldfaced terms is provided.
What's New in this Edition
  • Addition or replacement of more than 25 photographs and illustrations
  • Expanded coverage of many topics including:
    • the skeletal system and joints
    • digestive system
    • heart anatomy
    • reproductive system
    • brachial plexus, brain
    • endocrine system
  •  Additional clarification on the differences between human and rabbit anatomy, with particular
    attention to the differences in the names of human muscles and blood vessels
  • Revised dissection instructions throughout the manual, adding more detailed instructions to
    improve the guidance for students to successfully identify and isolate the muscles, vessels,
    nerves, and organs
Table of contents
Chapter 1: External Anatomy
Chapter 2: Skeletal System
Chapter 3: Muscular System
Chapter 4: Digestive System
Chapter 5: Circulatory System
Chapter 6: Respiratory System
Chapter 7: Reproductive and Excretory Systems
Chapter 8: Nervous System
Chapter 9: Endocrine System
About the Authors