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Integrated Principles of Zoology / Edition 16

Integrated Principles of Zoology / Edition 16

by David J Eisenhour
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    ISBN-13: 2900073524213
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    Publication date: 10/04/2013
    Edition description: List
    Pages: 912
    Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

    About the Author

    Cleve Hickman is Professor Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia, did research in animal physiology for eight years, and taught zoology for over 30 years. He's made over 20 trips to the Galapagos Islands for research and as an instructor for student field trips

    Larry Roberts is currently teaching parasitology and marine biology at the University of Miami. He received his Ph.D. in Parasitology from Johns Hopkins University and is a coauthor of Foundations of Parasitology, 5/e. Past teaching affiliations include University of Massachusetts, Texas Tech University, and Florida International University. Dr. Roberts has authored numerous research articles and a title of related interest: Underwater World of Sport Diving.

    Allan Larson is an Associate Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of California, Berkeley. His fields of specialization include Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Population Genetics and Systematics, and Amphibian Systematics. He's taught courses in general biology, evolution, and population biology.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Introduction to Living Animals

    1 Biological Principles and the Science of Zoology

    2 The Origin and Chemistry of Life

    3 Cells as Units of Life

    4 Cellular Metabolism

    Part 2 Continuity and Evolution of Animal Life

    5 Genetics: A Review

    6 Organic Evolution

    7 The Reproductive Process

    8 Principles of Development

    Part 3 Diversity of Animal Life

    9 Architectural Pattern of an Animal

    10 Classification and Phylogeny of Animals

    11 Protozoan Groups

    12 Mesozoa and Parazoa

    13 Radiate Animals

    14 Platyhelminthes and Nemertea

    15 Pseudocoelomate Animals

    16 Molluscs

    17 Segmented Worms

    18 Arthropods

    19 Aquatic Mandibulates

    20 Terrestrial Mandibulates

    21 Smaller Protostome Phyla

    22 Echinoderms and Hemichordates

    23 Chordates

    24 Fishes

    25 Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians

    26 Amniote Origins and Reptilian Groups

    27 Birds

    28 Mammals

    Part 4 Activity of Life

    29 Support, Protection, and Movement

    30 Homeostasis

    31 Internal Fluids and Respiration

    32 Digestion and Nutrition

    33 Nervous Coordination

    34 Chemical Coordination

    35 Immunity

    36 Animal Behavior

    Part 5 Animals and Their Environments

    37 The Biosphere and Animal Distribution

    38 Animal Ecology

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