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The Class Reptilia is divided into four Orders: Chelonia, Crocodylia, Rhynchocephalia, and Squamata. The most diverse of these orders is the Squamata, which is further subdivided into Sauria (lizards), Amphisbaenia (amphisbaenians), and Ophidia (snakes). Snakes are a unique and very diverse group...

Author(s)
Bogan, J. E., Jr.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 27, 1/2, pp 62-77
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reptiles and fish.

In this chapter the anatomical and physiological features of the skeletal system, cardiovascular, respiratory system, digestive, urinary system, reproduction, and integuments of reptiles and fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Like other animals, the reproductive system of snake is one of the important systems that allow the living organisms to reproduce their offspring. Snake reproductive system has been studied for more than 50 years. In this review article, the basic anatomy, biology, physiology, common problem and...

Author(s)
Vasaruchapong, T.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 44, Suppl. 1, pp 89-91
Abstract

A qualitative and quantitative morphological study of the pulmonary exchange capacity of healthy and diseased Burmese pythons (Python molurus) was carried out in order to test the hypothesis that the high morphological excess capacity for oxygen exchange in the lungs of these snakes is one of the...

Author(s)
Starck, J. M.; Weimer, I.; Aupperle, H.; Müller, K.; Marschang, R. E.; Kiefer, I.; Pees, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2015, 153, 4, pp 333-351
Abstract

On account of their unique anatomy, physiology, natural history, ecology, and behavior, rattlesnakes make ideal subjects for a variety of different scientific disciplines. The prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis) in Colorado was selected for investigation of its relationship to colonies of...

Author(s)
Fitzgerald, K. T.; Shipley, B. K.; Newquist, K. L.; Vera, R.; Flood, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2013, 28, 4, pp 167-176
AbstractFull Text

Nowadays a crescent increase has been observed on the interest for reptiles such as instruments of survey or pets. Chemical restraint and anesthesia in snakes is a science a little studied, and its application is necessary in most of the clinical and surgical procedures, especially, in large and...

Author(s)
Valente, F. S.; Bianchi, S. P.; Contesini, E. A.
Publisher
Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Canoas, Brazil
Citation
Veterinaria em foco, 2013, 10, 2, pp 210-221
Abstract

A review on the anatomy and physiology of ornamental birds and reptiles kept as pets was presented focusing on the main anatomical and physiological differences between them and how such knowledge can aid veterinarians in cases of emergencies and on the diagnosis (such as collection of blood on the ...

Author(s)
Mareker Salmón, S.; Yarto Jaramillo, E.
Publisher
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Medicina Veterinaria de Emergencias y Cuidadas Intensivos, Maldonado, Uruguay
Citation
Journal LAVECC, 2015, 7, 1, pp 23-30
Abstract

Snakes are becoming increasingly popular pets and are hence seen more frequently in general veterinary practice. It is therefore important that clinicians have a working understanding of the species presented, as well as the steps required to accurately diagnose and manage health issues. This...

Author(s)
Rowland, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2011, 33, 10, pp 534-541
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Author(s)
Stokes, D.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Birmingham, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of BVZS Conference 2018, 9-11 November, 2018, Birmingham, UK, 2018, pp 38
Abstract

Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 9 is an invaluable tool for any professional working directly with wildlife and zoo animals. The text's user-friendly format guides readers through biology, anatomy, and special physiology; reproduction; restraint and handling; housing requirements;...

Author(s)
Miller, R. E.; Lamberski, N.; Calle, P.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, London, UK
Citation
Fowler's zoo and wild animal medicine: current therapy, 2018, pp 768 pp.

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