A Dissection Guide & Atlas to the Rabbit

By David G. Smith, Michael P. Schenk  •  
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Print ISBN  9781617319372
• eBook ISBN  9781617319389
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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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  • 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.
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