Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of Exotic Species: Structure by Bairbre O'Malley MvB MRCVS

By Bairbre O'Malley MvB MRCVS

The 1st in-depth textbook of its style, this source bargains exclusively with the comparative anatomy and body structure of unique species - small mammals, reptiles, and birds. For those typically encountered species, it highlights scientific concerns for veterinary remedy. The publication is seriously illustrated with transparent line diagrams, radiographs, and colour illustrations, explaining basically the functioning of unique species.

  • The first textbook to supply complete insurance of the comparative anatomy and body structure of unique species.
  • Written particularly to provide the veterinary practitioner a greater knowing of the functioning of unique species.
  • Profusely illustrated with transparent line diagrams, radiographs, and colour plates.

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Qxd 3/9/05 2:40 PM Page 34 Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of Exotic Species Reptiles Viviparity 34 Viviparity involves some form of placental exchange between mother and fetus and may have evolved to help offspring survive in cooler climates (Bellairs 1969f; Palmer et al. 1997; Pough et al. 1998e). The corpus luteum is maintained and secretes progesterone, which inhibits oviduct contraction. 5 to 6 months. The added space of the fetuses also puts pressure on the gastrointestinal tract so pregnant females dramatically lose condition (DeNardo 1996).

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Vol. 1. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Feeding and cranial mechanics; pp. 116–184. Bellairs, A. (1969c) The life of reptiles. Vol. 1. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. The internal economy; pp. 217–282. Bellairs, A. (1969d) The life of reptiles. Vol. 2. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. The skin; pp. 283–332. Bellairs, A. (1969e) The life of reptiles. Vol. 2. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Nervous system, psychology and sex organs; pp. 332–390. Bellairs, A. (1969f) The life of reptiles. Vol. 2.

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