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Biology of the Reptilia, Volume 12: Physiology C

Out of Print

Series: Biology of the Reptilia Volume: 12

Edited By: Carl Gans and FH Pough

Illus

Branta Books

Hardback | Dec 1982 | #11470 | ISBN: 0122746120
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Contents: Physiological ecology: its debt to reptilian studies, its value to students of reptiles; The vocabulary of reptilian thermoregulation; Temperature, physiology, and the ecology of reptiles; Field studies of body temperatures and thermoregulation; Physiological control of body temperature; Sensory, neural and hormonal aspects of thermoregulation; Biophysical modeling in reptilian physiology and ecology; The use of water; Skin structure and permeability; Patterns of evaporative water loss; Field studies of water relations.


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