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Biology of Animals -Text Only

Biology of Animals -Text Only - 7th edition

Biology of Animals -Text Only - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780697289339

ISBN10: 0697289338

Biology of Animals -Text Only by Cleveland P. Jr. Hickman, Larry S. Roberts and Allan Larson - ISBN 9780697289339
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.
Published: 1998
International: No
Biology of Animals -Text Only by Cleveland P. Jr. Hickman, Larry S. Roberts and Allan Larson - ISBN 9780697289339

ISBN13: 9780697289339

ISBN10: 0697289338

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 98

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Summary

Biology of Animals is an introductory one-semester text for science majors and non-majors. This respected text has been a best-seller for more than 20 years as a result of it's accuracy, quality illustrations, clarity of writing, and current research and taxonomy.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: Evolution of Animal Life

1 Life: General Considerations, Basic Molecules, and Origins
2 The Cell as the Unit of Life
3 Genetic Basis of Evolution
4 Evolution of Animal Diversity
5 The Earth's Environment

Part Two: Animal Form and Function

6 Animal Architecture: Body Organization, Support, and Movement
7 Homeostasis: Osmotic Regulation, Excretion, and Temperature Control
8 Circulation and Respiration
9 Immunity
10 Digestion and Nutrition
11 Nervous Coordination: Nervous System and Sense Organs
12 Chemical Coordination: Endocrine System
13 Animal Behavior
14 Reproduction and Development

Part Three: The Invertebrate Animals

15 Classification and Phylogeny of Animals
16 The Animal-like Protista
17 Phylum Porifera: Sponges
18 Radiate Animals: Cnidarians and Ctenophores
19 Acoelomate Animals: Flatworms, Ribbon Worms, and Jaw Worms
20 Pseudocoelomate Animals
21 Molluscs
22 Segmented Worms: The Annelids
23 Arthropods
24 Lesser Protostomes and Lophophorates
25 Echinoderms and Lesser Deuterostomes

Part Four: The Vertebrate Animals

26 Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates
27 Fishes
28 The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians
29 Reptiles
30 Birds
31 Mammals

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