Anatomy and Histology of the Laboratory Rat in Toxicology and Biomedical Research

  • Robert L. Maynard Noel Downes
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Anatomy and Histology of the Laboratory Rat in Toxicology and Biomedical Research presents the detailed systematic anatomy of the rat, with a focus on toxicological needs. Most large works dealing with the laboratory rat provide a chapter on anatomy, but fall far short of the detailed account in this book which also focuses on the needs of toxicologists and others who use the rat as a laboratory animal. The book includes detailed guides on dissection methods and the location of specific tissues in specific organ systems. Crucially, the book includes classic illustrations from Miss H. G. Q. Rowett, along with new color photo-micrographs. Written by two of the top authors in their fields, this book can be used as a reference guide and teaching aid for students and researchers in toxicology. In addition, veterinary/medical students, researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research, and researchers in zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology and pharmacology will find this book to be a great resource.
Inhoudsopgave
1. The Rat's Place in Nature 2. Introduction to Anatomical Terminology 3. Introduction to the Skeleton: Bone, Cartilage and Joints 4. Vertebrae, Ribs, Sternum, Pectoral and Pelvic Girdles, and Bones of the Limb 5. The Skull 6. The Musculature of the Rat 7. The Cardiovascular System 8. Histology of the Vascular System 9. The Lymphatic System 10. Nasal Cavity 11. Larynx 12. The Lung 13. Alimentary Canal or Gastrointestinal Tract 14. Liver 15. Exocrine Glands 16. Endocrine Glands 17. The Urinary Tract 18. Male Reproductive System 19. Female Reproductive Tract 20. The Brain and Spinal Cord 21. Peripheral Nervous System 22. The Eye 23. The Ear 24. The Skin or the Integument 25. Dissection of the Adult Rat 26. Post-Mortem Examination
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"The chapters are thoughtfully organized in a systems-based approach that evolves into more detailed chapters, which highlight specific tissues and organ systems that are commonly viewed as target organs in toxicicty and carcigenicity studies." --Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Assocation
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Uitgavejaar 2019
ISBN 9780128118375
Verschijningsdatum 13 feb. 2019
Omvang 378
Auteur(s) Robert L. Maynard Noel Downes
Bindwijze Gebonden
Taal Engels
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