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Vertebrates : comparative anatomy, function, evolution / Kenneth V. Kardong, Ph. D., Washington State University.

By: Kardong, Kenneth V.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015Edition: Seventh edition.Description: xix, 795 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780078023026 (alk. paper); 0078023025 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Vertebrates -- Anatomy | Vertebrates -- Physiology | Anatomy, Comparative | Vertebrates -- EvolutionDDC classification: 596
Partial contents:
Origin of Chordates -- The Vertebrate Story -- Biological Design -- Life History -- Integument -- Skeletal System: The Skull -- Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton -- Skeletal System:The Appendicular Skeleton -- The Muscular System -- The Respiratory System -- The Circulatory System -- The Digestive System -- The Urogenital System -- The Endocrine System -- The Nervous System -- Sensory Organs.
Abstract: 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
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Origin of Chordates -- The Vertebrate Story -- Biological Design -- Life History -- Integument -- Skeletal System: The Skull -- Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton -- Skeletal System:The Appendicular Skeleton -- The Muscular System -- The Respiratory System -- The Circulatory System -- The Digestive System -- The Urogenital System -- The Endocrine System -- The Nervous System -- Sensory Organs.

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

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