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The Analysis of Vertebrate Structure By Milton Hildebrand

The Analysis of Vertebrate Structure

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Providing a broad overview of the evolution, structure and function of the vertebrate body, this text describes the anatomy of the major structural and behavioural groups of vertebrate animals, including morphological differences, adaptation and embryology.
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The Analysis of Vertebrate Structure by Milton Hildebrand

Providing a broad overview of the evolution, structure and function of the vertebrate body, this text describes the anatomy of the major structural and behavioural groups of vertebrate animals, including morphological differences, adaptation and embryology. Illustrations used throughout the text have been selected as to the variety of material and representative nature, and increased emphasis on evolution using cladistic methodological examples is included.

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Table of Contents


The Nature of Vertebrate Morphology; Part I: Survey of Vertebrate Animals: The Principal Structure Patterns: Nature, Origin and Classification of Vertebrates; Fishes; Tetrapods; Part II: The Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Structure: Evolution in Relation to Time and Major Taxa: Early Development; Integument and Its Derivatives; Teeth; Head Skeleton; Body Skeleton; Muscles and Electric Organs; Coelom and Mesenteries; Digestive System; Respiratory System and Gas Bladder; Circularity System; Excretory System and Osmoregulation; Reproductive System and Urogenital Ducts; Nervous System: General, Spinal Cord, and Peripheral Nerves; Nervous System: Brain; Sense Organs; Endocrine Glands; Part III: Structural Adaptation: Evolution in Relation to Habit and Habitat; Structural Elements; Mechanics of Support and Movement; Form, Function and Body Size; Running and Jumping; Digging and Crawling without Appendages; Climbing; Swimming and Diving; Flying and Gliding; Energetics and Locomotion; Feeding.

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GOR002209309
The Analysis of Vertebrate Structure by Milton Hildebrand
Milton Hildebrand
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1994-12-02
672
0471308234
9780471308232
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