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General Zoology Laboratory Guide, Complete Version

General Zoology Laboratory Guide, Complete Version - 14th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072349009

Cover of General Zoology Laboratory Guide, Complete Version 14TH 05 (ISBN 978-0072349009)
ISBN13: 978-0072349009
ISBN10: 007234900X
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No

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General Zoology Laboratory Guide, Complete Version - 14TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072349009

Charles F. Lytle and John R. Meyer

ISBN13: 978-0072349009
ISBN10: 007234900X
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 05
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

General Zoology Laboratory Manual is ideal for the laboratory that emphasizes the dissection and microscopic study of live and preserved specimens. Recognized for its accuracy and readability, this manual is comprehensive in its representation of the major groups of animal phyla.This new edition is suitable for a wide range of course needs and structures.

New to This Edition

  • A new co-author has been added to this 14th edition. Dr. John Meyer is an experienced research scientist and teacher with many years of college teaching experience in biology and entomology. He has participated actively in all phases of the preparation of this edition and has contributed many important ideas.
  • Several sections of this edition have been revised to reflect new information and new interpretations of animal structures and relationships. Several illustrations have been revised or replaced following the suggestions of users and reviewers and some descriptions have been revised to improve clarity.
  • New sections on the collection and preservation of various kinds of animals has been added to several chapters to aid in the collection and study of locally available species.
  • A series of "Fact Files" have been added to several chapters to provide interesting information about various species and groups of animals.
  • To aid the understanding of animal relationships. a section on Systemics and Classification has been added to the front matter of the text . Cladograms have been included to illustrate the possible evolutionary relationships within most of the animal phyla covered in this manual.

Features

  • All questions within in the text appear in a different font, to serve as a pedagogical aid to enhance the learning process.
  • End-of-chapter section entitled "Suggested Readings," provides a brief listing of related articles for further reading or research.
  • End-of-chapter section titled "Internet Resources," provides a selection of related websites which are hot links on the custom web site.
  • End-of-chapter feature titled "Critical Thinking Questions," provides a list of challenging questions that encourage application and reflection of the chapter material.
  • A Biohazard logo appears next to all lab exercises that deal with potentially hazardous materials.

Table of Contents

Laboratory Safety
Comparative Safety of Preservatives
Handling and Care of Animals in the Laboratory

1 Microscopy
2 Animal Cells and Tissues
3 Mitosis and Meiosis
4 Development
5 Protozoa
6 Porifera
7 Cnidaria
8 Introduction to Animal Morphology
9 Platyhelminthes
10 Roundworms and Rotifera
11 Mollusca
12 Annelida
13 Arthropoda and Onychophora
14 Echinodermata
15 Chordata
16 Shark Anatomy
17 Perch Anatomy
18 Frog Anatomy
19 Fetal Pig Anatomy
20 Rat Anatomy

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