Integrated Principles of Zoology

Heftet / 2007 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780071287975
Publisert
2007
Utgave
14. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
910
Vekt
2258 gr
Høyde
279 mm
Bredde
228 mm
Tykkelse
35 mm
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Integrated Principles of Zoology

Heftet / 2007 / Engelsk
Emphasizing the principles of evolution and zoological science, this best-selling text describes the diversity of animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs and an engaging narrative, "Integrated Principles of Zoology" is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its traditional organization and comprehensive coverage, this text is suitable for one- or two-semester introductory courses in zoology.
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Emphasizing the principles of evolution and zoological science, this book describes the diversity of animal life and the adaptations that enable animals to inhabit different ecological niches. Featuring illustrations and photographs, it is also useful for one- or two-semester introductory courses in zoology.
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Part 1 Introduction to Living Animals 1 Life: Biological Principles and the Science of Zoology 2 The Origin and Chemistry of Life 3 Cells as Units of Life 4 Cellular Metabolism Part 2 Continuity and Evolution of Animal Life 5 Genetics: A Review 6 Organic Evolution 7 The Reproductive Process 8 Principles of Development Part 3 Diversity of Animal Life 9 Architectural Pattern of an Animal 10 Classification and Phylogeny of Animals 11 Protozoan Groups 12 Sponges and Placozoans 13 Radiate Animals 14 Flatworms, Mesozoans, and Ribbonworms 15 Gnathiferans and Smaller Lophotrochozoans 16 Molluscs 17 Annelids and Allied Taxa 18 Smaller Ecdysozoans 19 Trilobites, Chelicerates, and Myriapods 20 Crustaceans 21 Hexapods 22 Chaetognaths, Echinoderms, and Hemichordates 23 Chordates 24 Fishes 25 Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians 26 Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles 28 Mammals Part 4 Activity of Life 29 Support, Protection, and Movement 30 Homeostasis 31 Internal Fluids and Respiration 32 Digestion and Nutrition 33 Nervous Coordination 34 Chemical Coordination 35 Immunity 36 Animal Behavior Part 5 Animals and Their Environments 37 The Biosphere and Animal Distribution 38 Animal Ecology Glossary Credits Index
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Cleve Hickman is Professor Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia, did research in animal physiology for eight years, and taught zoology for over 30 years. He's made over 20 trips to the Galapagos Islands for research and as an instructor for student field trips Allan Larson is an Associate Professor at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of California, Berkeley. His fields of specialization include Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Population Genetics and Systematics, and Amphibian Systematics. He's taught courses in general biology, evolution, and population biology.
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ISBN13
9780071287975
Publisert
2007
Utgave
14. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
910
Vekt
2258 gr
Høyde
279 mm
Bredde
228 mm
Tykkelse
35 mm
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