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Analysis of Vertebrate Structure

Analysis of Vertebrate Structure - 5th edition

Analysis of Vertebrate Structure - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780471295051

ISBN10: 0471295051

Analysis of Vertebrate Structure by Milton Hildebrand and George Goslow - ISBN 9780471295051
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No
Analysis of Vertebrate Structure by Milton Hildebrand and George Goslow - ISBN 9780471295051

ISBN13: 9780471295051

ISBN10: 0471295051

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 01

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Summary

This superbly illustrated new edition retains the logical organization and clear, lively style that have made previous editions so popular. The book describes the anatomy of the major structural and behavioral groups of vertebrate animals, interpreting their form in terms of evolution and adaptation to habit and habitat.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Nature Of Vertibrates.

SURVEY OF VERTEBRATE ANIMALS: THE PRINCIPAL STRUCTURAL PATTERNS.

Nature, Origins and Classification of Verebrates.

Fishes.

Tetrapods.

THE PHYLOGENY AND ONTOGENY OF STRUCTURE: EVOLUTION IN RELATION TO TIME AND MAJOR TAXA.

Early Development.

Integument and its Derivatives.

Teeth.

Head Skeleton.

Body Skeleton.

Muscles and Electric Organs.

Coelom and Mesenteries.

Digestive System.

Respiratory System and Gas Bladder.

Circulatory System.

Excretory System and Osmoregulation.

Reproductive System and Urogenital Ducts.

Nervous System: General, Spinal Cord, and Perpheral Nerves.

Nervous System: Brain.

Sense Organs.

Endocrine Glands.

STRUCTURAL ADAPTATION: EVOLUTION IN RELATION TO HABITS AND HABITAT.

Structural Elements of the Body.

Mechanics of Support and Movement.

Form, Function and Body Size.

Running and Jumping.

Digging; and Crawling without Appendages.

Climbing.

Swimming and Diving.

Flying and Gliding.

Energetics and Locomotion.

Feeding.

Appendix: Anatomical Preparations.
Glossary.
Index.

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