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Endocrines and Osmoregulation: A Comparative Account in Vertebrates

Series: Zoophysiology Volume: 39

By: PJ Bentley

292 pages, 30 figs, 23 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 2 | #144459 | ISBN: 3540426833
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About this book

Describes the physiological mechanisms utilized by different vertebrate species in adapting to the vicissitudes of water and salt availability in their natural environment.


Contents

Osmotic Problems of Vertebrates.- The Vertebrate Endocrine System.- The Mammals.- The Birds.- The Reptiles.- The Amphibia.- The Fishes.- References.- Index.

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