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Tongue - papillae
The tongue is also called as the lingua or glossa. It is a highly muscular organ used for lapping water, prehension (grasping) of food, ma...
Life span of erythrocytes in animals
The life span varies with species. In dogs, it varies between 100-130 days with an average being 118 days. In cats, it varies between 70 a...
Anatomical terms in dogs
Above is a diagram showing the commonly used directional terms and planes in veterinary medicine. DIRECTIONAL TERMS Dorsal structures ...
Hairs in animals - Structure/ parts/ types/ tactile hairs
In animals hairs cover nearly the entire body surface, except the 1) planum nasale, 2) anus, 3) vulvar lips and 4) limb pa...
Penicillin - discovery
In contrast to the sulfa drugs, which were deliberately developed from a series of industrial chemicals, the first antibiotic was discovered...
Skeleton and classes of bones in animals
The term skeleton is applied to the framework of hard structures which supports and protects the soft tissues of animals. In the descriptiv...
Erythropoiesis in animals
Erythropoiesis refers to the formation of red blood cells. It is a continuous process. Many nutrients are required for this notably, Vit B12...
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
He was a Dutch merchant and amateur scientist. He was probably the first person to observe live micro-organisms under magnifying lenses. He ...
Organization of nervous system
HEAD INJURIES IN HORSES - Diagnosis and treatment
Head injuries can result in severe CNS (Central Nervous System) damage. An injury can be divided into: 1). P rimary (contusion, lace...
History of medicine
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