Outline of Cat Anatomy with Reference to the Human

Outline of Cat Anatomy with Reference to the Human

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The cat has been used as a subject for dissection in the study of mammalian anatomy for almost two centuries. The very popular Pictorial Anatomy of the Cat by Stephen G. Gilbert, originally published in 1967 and now in its 12th printing, has been used in countless laboratories as a guide to dissection and supplement to introductory textbooks. Outline of Cat Anatomy is an abridged version of the original guide, modified for practical use in one-semester courses. It employs anatomical terms used in human rather than veterinary anatomy and includes illustrations of human anatomy that may be compared with those of the cat, especially useful for the many students who do not have access to human dissections. Gilberta€™s earlier Pictorial Anatomy of the Cat is qan excellent, well-illustrated dissection guide for use in courses in comparative anatomy. The text is informative and accurate, and instructions for dissection are clear and helpful.... Highly recommended.q a€”ChoiceSeparate the skin from the underlying muscles by blunt dissection. Identify two superficial muscles: the cutaneous maximus, a large thin muscle which covers most of the side of the body, and the platysma, a thin muscle on the sides of the neckanbsp;...

Title:Outline of Cat Anatomy with Reference to the Human
Author:Stephen G. Gilbert, Cheralea Gilbert
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 1999-08


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