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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 Birds.

This chapter discussed the important differences in the anatomy and physiology of some of the known species of birds, all belonging to the class Aves. The possession of feathers, and in the majority of species the ability to fly, is the reason for their success. Flight allows them to colonize new...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Diseases of the reproductive system.

In this chapter a review of the functions as well diseases (diagnosis and clinical features) affecting the reproductive system of cattle was presented. Highlight focused on diseases of the testes and accessory sex organs which includes hypoplasia, necrosis, degeneration, fibrosis, inflammation,...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The reproductive anatomy of the mare.

This chapter details the anatomy and function of the mare's reproductive system. The reproductive tract of the mare may be considered as a Y-shaped tubular organ with a series of constrictions along its length. The perineum, vulva, vagina and cervix can be considered as the outer protective...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The human urogenital microbiome.

This chapter provides an overview on the microbial composition of the human urogenital tract in male and female healthy individuals. Perturbations in microbial composition in relation to the occurrence of bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted diseases are also discussed.

Author(s)
Bengtson, E.; Forney, L. J.; Nelson, D. E.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary equipment.

This chapter gives an overview on veterinary equipment used for different procedures in the pig. Veterinary equipment given focus are those for handling, diagnosis, treatment, foot trimming, dentistry and reproductive system.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bacteriophages as a part of the human microbiome.

This chapter reviews available data on bacteriophages in human symbiotic microbiota, focusing on bacteriophages associated with the microbia flora of the skin, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, oral cavity, pharynx, intestines, and vagina.

Author(s)
Letarov, A. V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939847)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ovarian and uterine surgery.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Probiotics, prebiotics and immunity.

This chapter gives an overview of the importance and functions of the gut flora, as well as on the microbial colonization of newborn gut. It particularly highlights the relationship of probiotics and the immune system and its impact on gastrointestinal infections in children, antibiotic-associated...

Author(s)
Shetty, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995311)
Type
Book chapter

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