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Equine endocrinology.

Book cover for Equine endocrinology.

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This first edition of Equine Endocrinology is designed for veterinary students and equine practitioners; it aims at providing a comprehensive yet user-friendly tool to approach and manage common endocrine disorders. Equine endocrinology is a very fast moving field and clinical signs of endocrine and metabolic disorders have become dominant presenting complaints in practice. Equine Endocrinology is...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 108)

Diseases of the female reproductive system.

This chapter reviews the development of the female (mares) reproductive system and highlights the hormones involve in its functions as well as on the disorders of the female genital system.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Clinical approach to equine endocrinology. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Diseases of the thyroid gland and the hypothalamo-pituitary-thyroid axis. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 28) Calcium regulation and diseases of the parathyroid gland. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 40) Diseases of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 60) Diseases of the endocrine pancreas and equine metabolic syndrome. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 91) Hyperlipaemia and lipid metabolism disorders. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 101) Additional endocrinopathies. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 122) Diseases of the male reproductive system. Author(s): Bertin, F. R. Fraser, N. S.