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Cover for 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.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical approach to equine endocrinology.

This chapter explains the role of medical history, signalment, complaint, season, diet, concurrent disease and treatment, physical examination, urine analysis, and hormone analysis in the correct assessment and diagnosis involving equine endocrinopathies.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Calcium regulation and diseases of the parathyroid gland.

A review on parathyroid physiology and calcium regulation was discussed. Highlight focused on the roles of parathyroid hormones, calcitonin, 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, and other regulators of calcium regulators. This chapter also discussed the clinical aspects of diseases affecting the thyroid...

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Endocrine system.

The anatomical features of the endocrine system and the roles of hormones on the normal physiology and pathological conditions of cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The immune system: effects of water temperature and acidification.

This chapter provides a general overview of the defence mechanisms in fish, its interactions with the neuroendocrine system and the influence of environmental factors such as water temperature and acidification on its function.

Author(s)
Muiswinkel, W. B. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The mental health and well-being benefits of social contact and social support in animals.

This chapter addresses the positive effects of social affiliation that extend beyond these fitness benefits. Current evidence convincingly demonstrates that social mammals (including humans, as well as some nonmammalian species) share a distinct attribute, referred to as social support, whereby...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The evolutionary biology approach: a natural baseline for human health.

This chapter discusses human evolutionary biology, the factors that influence human evolution with the environment (e.g., infections/illnesses, energy requirements/diet, immune system and hormone exposure), and risk of chronic diseases.

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding and reproduction.

This chapter discussed the breeding methods used in modern day cattle and how breed improvements have been achieved as as seen from the performance (production and reproduction) of cattle.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter

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