Comparative Medicine

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Erika Jensen-Jarolim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Isabella Ellinger, Adolf Ellinger
    Pages 19-33
  3. Wolfgang Sipos, Ursula Föger-Samwald, Peter Pietschmann
    Pages 35-44
  4. Claudia Stöllberger
    Pages 61-70
  5. Josef Finsterer, Hanna Schöpper, Sabine Breit
    Pages 71-101
  6. Lucia Panakova, Krisztina Szalai
    Pages 103-117
  7. Florian K. Zeugswetter, Erika Jensen-Jarolim
    Pages 119-137
  8. Georg A. Roth, Hanna Schöpper, Kirsti Witter
    Pages 139-159
  9. Erika Jensen-Jarolim, Hanna Schöpper, Simone Gabner
    Pages 161-177
  10. Hanna Schöpper, Cordula Bartel, Krisztina Szalai
    Pages 179-194
  11. Christine Aurich, Isabella Ellinger
    Pages 195-217
  12. Franziska Roth-Walter, Angelika B. Riemer, Erika Jensen-Jarolim, Hannes Stockinger
    Pages 219-266
  13. Herwig Grimm
    Pages 281-300

About this book


This new volume provides a concise overview of the most basic and exciting chapters of comparative medicine with regards to physiology and function in healthy individuals. The book includes core concepts in anatomy and physiology in human and animal models, which are key to understanding comparative medicine and to making contributions to research in this area.  While writing this book, the authors were in constant interdisciplinary dialogue. They aim to contribute to improvements in quality of life for human and animal patients.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Erika Jensen-Jarolim
    • 1
  1. 1.Comparative MedicineMedical University Vienna and University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Messerli Research InstituteViennaAustria

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