Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution / Edition 6

Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution / Edition 6

by Kenneth Kardong
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073524239

ISBN-13: 9780073524238

Pub. Date: 02/18/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This one-semester text is designed for an upper-level majors course. Vertebrates features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Vertebrate groups are organized phylogenetically, and their systems discussed within such a context. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and

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This one-semester text is designed for an upper-level majors course. Vertebrates features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Vertebrate groups are organized phylogenetically, and their systems discussed within such a context. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and integrated an understanding of function and evolution into the discussion of anatomy of the various systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073524238
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/18/2011
Edition description:
List
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Origin of Chordates
3 The Vertebrate Story
4 Biological Design
5 Life History
6 Integument
7 Skeletal System: The Skull
8 Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton
9 Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton
10 The Muscular System
11 The Respiratory System
12 The Circulatory System
13 The Digestive System
14 The Urogenital System
15 The Endocrine System
16 The Nervous System
17 Sensory Organs
18 Conclusions

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