Anatomy and Histology of the Domestic Chicken

By Wael Khamas,Josep Rutllant

Anatomy and histology of the domestic chicken

Anatomy and Histology of the Domestic Chicken PDF, Comprehensive reference describing in-depth physical anatomy and histology of domestic avian species chicken, depicted through high quality macro- and micro-photographs

Atlas of Anatomy and Histology of the Domestic Chicken is a state-of-the-art atlas of avian anatomy that provides a complete collection of both original gross anatomy and histology photographs and texts of all body systems of the birds based on the domestic chicken to depict anatomic features. Using cutting-edge technology to create visualizations of anatomic structure, this specialist reference includes both gross anatomical structures/organs and their histological details next to each other. This approach enables readers to understand the macro- and micro-pictures of each organ/structure under study.

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The text includes a total of more than 200 high-resolution, high quality color images and diagrams. Written by two highly qualified professors with significant experience in the field, Anatomy and Histology of the Domestic Chicken includes information on:

  • External features of the body, including regions, features, ornaments, shape, feathers, skin, and the uropygial gland
  • Musculoskeletal characteristic including cartilage and bone formation and classification, flight and ambulatory muscles
  • Digestive system, including the beak, esophagus, crop, proventriculus, ventriculus, intestines, and accessory glands
  • Respiratory system, including external nares, the nasal cavity, trachea, upper larynx, syrinx, lungs, and air sacs
  • Urinary system, including kidneys and the ureter, cloaca-urodeum, and genital system, covering differences between males and females
  • Endocrine system, including pituitary, pineal, adrenal, pancreas, thyroid, and parathyroid glands
  • Nervous system with central and peripheral divisions and sense organs including eye and ear
  • Lymphatic system, with descriptions of the primary and secondary lymphatic organs
  • Egg anatomy and development of the chick embryo
  • Applied anatomical concepts important for clinical maneuvers and necropsy

With comprehensive coverage of the subject and highly detailed photographs included throughout the text, Anatomy and Histology of the Domestic Chicken is an indispensable resource for breeders, veterinarians, researchers, avian biologists, pathologists, and students in animal sciences and veterinary fields.

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