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Integrated Principles of Zoology / Edition 12

Integrated Principles of Zoology / Edition 12


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ISBN-13: 9780072930283
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 06/09/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 896
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.20(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

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 Life: 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 Unicellular Eukaryotes: Protozoan Groups 12 Sponges and Placozoans 13 Radiate Animals 14 Flatworms, Mesozoans, and Ribbonworms 15 Gnathiferans and Smaller Lophotrochozoans 16 Molluscs 17 Annelids and Allied Taxa 18 Smaller Ecdysozoans 19 Trilobites, Chelicerates, and Myriapods 20 Crustaceans 21 Hexapods 22 Chaetognaths, Echinoderms, and Hemichordates 23 Chordates 24 Fishes 25 Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians 26 Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles 27 Birds 28 Mammals Part 4 Activity of Life 29 Support, Protection, and Movement 30 Homeostasis: Osmotic Regulation, Excretion, and Temperature Regulation 31 Homeostasis: Internal Fluids and Respiration 32 Digestion and Nutrition 33 Nervous Coordination: Nervous System and Sense Organs 34 Chemical Coordination: Endocrine System 35 Immunity 36 Animal Behavior Part 5 Animals and Their Environments 37 Animal Distributions 38 Animal Ecology Glossary Credits Index

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