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Cover for Reproductive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the ovaries and testes, sexual maturity, ovarian development, the oestrous cycle, fertilization, pregnancy, embryonic and fetal development, sex determination, lactation, genetics, inheritance and some reproductive and congenital conditions in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The physical process of parturition.

Parturition is the active expulsion of the fetus, along with its associated fluid and placental membranes. This chapter discusses the signs of imminent parturition and the process of parturition in mare. There are several signs that indicate that parturition is approaching. These may become evident ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fetal and parturient behaviour.

Features of behaviour emerge and change during the development of the animal. The behaviour in the developing animal reveals phenomena of the neural programme relevant to fetal and neonatal survival. This chapter discusses the action patterns and movement sequences in the fetus; and the parturient...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alcohol, brain functioning, and behavior.

This book chapter examines the interaction of alcohol and nutrition, and the relationship between acute and chronic alcohol consumption, brain functioning and behaviour. A discussion on alcohol-induced neurotoxicity and fetal alcohol syndrome is also presented.

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sentience during development, brain damage and old age.

This chapter discusses sentience during development, brain damage and old age. Topics discussed are: pre- and post-sentience; sentience in embryos and fetuses; sentience in young individuals; sentience in brain-damaged and old individuals; and welfare during development, after brain damage and...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644035)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human microbiota for human health.

Microorganisms are considered to be absent in the human foetus during early development in the mother's womb, but later after delivery the numbers of microbes exceeds the number of total human cells. This human microbiota has tremendous influence on human physiology, development, nutrition,...

Author(s)
Raghavendra, M. P.; Mudili Venkataramana; Basappa; Girish, K. S.; Siddaiah Chandranayaka
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The periparturient ewe.

This chapter describes the clinical management of the periparturient ewe, including addressing the different conditions that may affect the animal during this time (abortion, metabolic diseases, prolapse and obstetrical problems).

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determination of the relative toxicity of enantiomers with cell-based assays.

Two cell lines were used to study the activities of teratogenic nAChR agonist N-methylconiine, i.e. TE-671 cells, which express fetal human muscle-type nAChR, and SH-SY57 cells, which have the characteristics of fetal human sympathetic neurons. The activities of N-methylconiine were then compared...

Author(s)
Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.; Welch, K. D.; Panter, K. E.; Kem, W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Toxic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis trimera</i> on pregnant rats and their conceptuses.

Studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of the hydroethanolic extract of Baccharis trimera (HEBT) in pregnant rats when administered during the period of organogenesis and the entire pregnancy and the occurrence of malformations and/or variations in their litters. A total of 35 nulliparous...

Author(s)
Grance, S. R. M.; Teixeira, M. A.; Oliveira, R. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The physical process of parturition.

The physical and physiological changes during foaling in mares are described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter

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