Cunningham's Textbook of Veterinary Physiology, 5th Edition

Cunningham's Textbook of Veterinary Physiology

5th Edition

By Bradley G. Klein, PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA


Section I: The Cell

Chapter 1: The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Physiological Regulation

Chapter 2: Cancer: a Disease of Cellular Proliferation, Life Span, and Death

 

Section II: Neurophysiology

Chapter 3: Introduction to the Nervous System

Chapter 4: The Neuron

Chapter 5: The Synapse

Chapter 6: The Physiology of Muscle

Chapter 7: The Concept of a Reflex

Chapter 8: Skeletal Muscle Receptor Organs

Chapter 9: The Concept of Lower and Upper Motor Neurons and Their Malfunction

Chapter 10: The Central Control of Movement

Chapter 11: The Vestibular System

Chapter 12: The Cerebellum

Chapter 13: The Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 14: The Visual System

Chapter 15: Cerebrospinal Fluid and the Blood-Brain Barrier

Chapter 16: The Electroencephalogram and Sensory-Evoked Potentials

Chapter 17: Hearing

 

Section III: Cardiovascular Physiology

Chapter 18: Overview of Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 19: Electrical Activity of the Heart

Chapter 20: The Electrocardiogram

Chapter 21: The Heart as a Pump

Chapter 22: The Systemic and Pulmonary Circulations

Chapter 23: Capillaries and Fluid Exchange

Chapter 24: Local Control of Blood Flow

Chapter 25: Neural and Hormonal Control of Blood Pressure and Blood Volume

Chapter 26: Integrated Cardiovascular Responses

 

Section IV: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 27: Regulation of the Gastrointestinal Functions

Chapter 28: Movements of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 29: Secretions of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 30: Digestion and Absorption: The Nonfermentative Processes

Chapter 31: Digestion: The Fermentative Processes

Chapter 32: Postabsorptive Nutrient Utilization

 

Section V: Endocrinology

Chapter 33: The Endocrine System

Chapter 34: Endocrine Glands and Their Function

 

Section VI: Reproduction and Lactation

Chapter 35: Control of Gonadal and Gamete Development

Chapter 36: Control of Ovulation and the Corpus Luteum

Chapter 37: Reproductive Cycles

Chapter 38: Pregnancy and Parturition

Chapter 39: The Mammary Gland

Chapter 40: Reproductive Physiology of the Male

 

Section VII: Renal Physiology

Chapter 41: Glomerular Filtration

Chapter 42: Solute Reabsorption

Chapter 43: Water Balance

Chapter 44: Acid-Base Balance

 

Section VIII: Respiratory Function

Chapter 45: Overview of Respiratory Function: Ventilation of the Lung

Chapter 46: Pulmonary Blood Flow

Chapter 47: Gas Exchange

Chapter 48: Gas Transport in the Blood

Chapter 49: Control of Ventilation

Chapter 50: Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung

 

Section IX: Homeostasis

Chapter 51: Fetal and Neonatal Oxygen Transport

Chapter 52: Acid-Base Homeostasis

Chapter 53: Thermoregulation

 

Section X: The Immune System

Chapter 54: Antigens and Innate Immunity

Chapter 55: The Specific Immune Response: Acquired Immunity