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Vertebrates

Structures and Functions, 1st Edition

By S. M. Kisia

CRC Press

554 pages

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Description

Describing the diversity and features of various vertebrate groups, ranging from the oldest living fishes to the relatively more recent evolution of mammals, this book covers anatomical systems including organs and tissues, as well as their function and differentiation in various vertebrate groups. The authors also discuss the evolution of vertebra

Table of Contents

General Introduction to the Study of Vertebrates. Diversity, Distribution and Characteristics of Vertebrates. Organization of the Vertebrate Body. Skeletal System. Muscular System. Integument. Nutrition and Digestion. Respiratory System. Reproduction and Early. Developmental Biology. Circulatory System. Nervous System and Endocrine Organs. Sense Organs. Excretion and Osmoregulation. Evolution of Vertebrates.

Subject Categories

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