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Veterinary Study Resources: Anatomy

Anatomy Study Resources

This guide contains a variety of resources to help with the study of veterinary anatomy. Included are web resources, books (both print and electronic), and specialty resources such as flashcards. Items from the Course Reserves List for VBMS601 Gross Anatomy-Structural Adaptations to Function are marked.

How to get resources

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Other Anatomy Resources

The Glass Horse: Equine Colic, The Glass Horse: Elements of the Equine Distal Limb, and The Glass Dog: Thorax & Abdomen can be borrowed from the Veterinary Library using Pickup@Penn. Please contact the Vet Library at to arrange pick up. 


Surgeries of the abomasum in cattle is an online resource. The link below will take you to a cover page with the current username and password.


Saunders Veterinary Anatomy Flash Cards and Dog Anatomy Flash Cards are available to use at the Veterinary Library

How to get resources

 Through Franklin catalog:

General Anatomy Books

Small Animal Anatomy Books

Large Animal Anatomy Books