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Author Hildebrand, Milton, 1918-

Title Analysis of vertebrate structure / Milton Hildebrand, G.E. Goslow, Jr. ; prinicple illustrator, Viola Hildebrand.

Published New York : Wiley, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  596.04 HILD    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed  596.04 HILD    AVAILABLE
Edition 5th.
Physical description xiv, 635 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Nature of Vertebrate Morphology 3 -- Part I Survey of Vertebrate Animals: The Principal Structural Patterns -- Chapter 2 Nature, Origin, and Classification of Vertebrates 23 -- Chapter 3 Fishes 35 -- Chapter 4 Tetrapods 51 -- Part II Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Structure: Evolution in Relation to Time and Major Taxa -- Chapter 5 Early Development 69 -- Chapter 6 Integument and Its Derivatives 83 -- Chapter 7 Teeth 103 -- Chapter 8 Head Skeleton 113 -- Chapter 9 Body Skeleton 141 -- Chapter 10 Muscles and Electric Organs 169 -- Chapter 11 Coelom and Mesenteries 195 -- Chapter 12 Digestive System 201 -- Chapter 13 Respiratory System and Gas Bladder 219 -- Chapter 14 Circulatory System 239 -- Chapter 15 Excretory System and Osmoregulation 271 -- Chapter 16 Reproductive System and Urogenital Ducts 283 -- Chapter 17 Nervous System: General, Spinal Cord, and Peripheral Nerves 299 -- Chapter 18 Nervous System: Brain 319 -- Chapter 19 Sense Organs 345 -- Chapter 20 Endocrine Glands 369 -- Part III Structural Adaptation: Evolution in Relation to Habit and Habitat -- Chapter 21 Structural Elements of the Body 383 -- Chapter 22 Mechanics of Support and Movement 405 -- Chapter 23 Form, Function, and Body Size 423 -- Chapter 24 Running and Jumping 431 -- Chapter 25 Digging, and Crawling without Appendages 455 -- Chapter 26 Climbing 475 -- Chapter 27 Swimming and Diving 493 -- Chapter 28 Flying and Gliding 519 -- Chapter 29 Energetics and Locomotion 547 -- Chapter 30 Feeding 555 -- Appendix Anatomical Preparations 585.
Summary Functional approach to morphology--treatment is unique as to organization, thoroughness, and extent of biomechanical analysis. * Profusely illustrated with high quality original artwork. * Comment boxes evaluate points of controversy and note inadequately understood phenomena.
Other author Goslow, G. E.
Subject Vertebrates -- Anatomy.
Vertebrates -- Morphology.
ISBN 0471295051 (cloth : alk. paper)