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Introduction to Animal Physiology

1st Edition

By Dr Ian Kay

Garland Science

224 pages

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Paperback: 9781859960462
pub: 1998-06-15
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Description

Introduction to Animal Physiology provides students with a thorough, easy-to-understand introduction to the principles of animal physiology. It uses a comparative approach, with a broad spectrum of examples chosen to illustrate physiological processes from across the animal kingdom. The book covers a wide range of topics, including neurons and nervous systems, endocrine function, ventilation and gas exchange, thermoregulation, gastrointestinal function and reproduction. It also present topics that students typically struggle with, including neuronal membrane function, in a logical, structured format, highlighting to core concepts. Simple analogies are used to clarify important facts.

Reviews

"The presentation is uncluttered, with plenty of clear outline diagrams." Aslib Book Guide Vol. 64 No.5 May 1999

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI070000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General