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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 4th Edition


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The new edition of Blood’s classic Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary has been completely redesigned, revised and updated for today’s veterinary team. Now with a wide range of superb full-colour illustrations, well over 60,000 main and subentries including large animals, small animals and exotics, and an all-new, user-friendly format, the fourth edition offers the most comprehensive dictionary reference in the field.

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New to This Edition

    New for this edition

    • Over 1,000 colour illustrations to aid further understanding of disease processes and important terminology
    • Pronunciation of key terms
    • Brand new design and format to help find key information at a glance
    • Extensive revision, clarification and focussing of entries to reflect current practice

Key Features

    Key features

    • Comprehensive text covering the whole range of veterinary medicine
    • Classic authoritative reference work
    • Valuable and accessible appendices for instant access to key information at a glance
    • Well over 60,000 main entries and subentries
    • Extensive contributions from internationally acknowledged expert consultants

Published Reviews

    "This is the book of my dreams as writers of the veterinary science genre...This book with over 60,000 vocabulary entries, 1000+ color illustrations and extensive appendix references makes for an invaluable and necessary book for anyone associated with the practice or instruction of veterinary technology or medicine. I wholeheartedly recommend this dictionary as a 'must have book' for anyone involved in veterinary medicine."

    The VIN, May 2012

Author Information

    By Virginia P. Studdert, BSc DVM Hon DVSc, Emeritus Professor, School of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Clive C. Gay, DVM MVSc Hon DVSc FACVSc Hon Diplomate ACVIM, Emeritus Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Washington, USA and Douglas C. Blood, OBE BVSc MVSc Hon LLD Hon DVSc HonAssocRCVS FACVSc, Emeritus Professor, School of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne, Australia

Customer Reviews

Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 1344 Pages
  • Trim Size: 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4743-5
  • Copyright: 2011