Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gorilla: With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gorilla

With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles, 1st Edition

Edited by Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz

CRC Press

150 pages

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Description

Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most anatomical regions of the body, along with textual

Table of Contents

Introduction and Aims. Methodology and Material. Head and neck musculature. Pectoral and upper limb musculature. Trunk and back musculature. Diaphragmatic and abdominal musculature. Perineal, coccygeal and anal musculature. Pelvic and lower limb musculature. Figures. Appendix I: Literature including information about the muscles of gorillas. Appendix II: Literature cited, not including information about the muscles of gorillas.

About the Editors

Rui Diogo: Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Josep M. Potau: Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero: Department of Anatomy, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

Ga?e Bello: Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Mercedex Barbosa: Department of Anatomy, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

Bernard A. Wood: Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCI072000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology