The course aims to provide the student knowledge of the physiology of farm animals (ruminants, pigs, horses, rabbits, domestic birds). Particular attention is dedicated to the study of the physiology of the digestive, reproductive and lactation.
Introduction to veterinary physiology. Notions physiology of the blood. Fundamentals of Physiology of the digestive tract of monogastric and ruminant. Fundamentals of Physiology of the urinary tract. Digestive processes in birds and rabbits. Female and male reproductive physiology. Physiology of lactation. Behavior and animal welfare
Clement M.G. - Fisiologia Veterinaria Point Veterinaire Italie
Cunningham J. – Manuale di fisiologia veterinaria. 1° ed. italiana Delfino Antonio editore (2006)
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