ISBN-10:
0073040584
ISBN-13:
2900073040584
Pub. Date:
08/27/2008
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution / Edition 5

Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution / Edition 5

by Kenneth V. Kardong

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Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution / Edition 5

Retaining his unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates,complete anatomical detail,and excellent pedagogy,author Kenneth Kardong includes a substantial amount of new,beautifully-illustrated art and updated narrative in this new edition. This one-semester text is designed for your upper-level majors course.

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ISBN-13: 2900073040584
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 08/27/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Ken Kardong is a professor in the zoology department at Washington State University, Pullman, WA. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and his MS and BA from the University of Washington. In addition to teaching comparative anatomy and evolution, Ken is also involved in developing software programs for use in the laboratory sections of these courses.

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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