Art and science: The importance of scientific illustration in veterinary medicine
Author(s): Andreia Garcês
Abstract: The importance of illustration in veterinary is usually overshadowed by its use in human medicine and forget. Nonetheless, it is important to recognize the importance of illustration in the development of veterinarian, as this is also a profession based on observation. Through history there are several examples of how illustration help to increase and share the knowledge in veterinary sciences. There is no doubt that illustration is an important tool in learning. That makes scientific illustration an important and irreplaceable tool, since they have the ability of takes scientific concepts, from the simplest to the complex, and bring it to life in an attractive and simplified way.