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Introduction to Animal Physiology

Textbook

By: Ian Kay

214 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

BIOS Scientific Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #66515 | ISBN: 1859960464
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About this book

This text provides students with a thorough, easily understood introduction to the principles of animal physiology, with examples chosen to illustrate physiological processes from across the animal kingdom.


Contents

Homeostasis - the central concept in physiology; Neurons and nervous systems; Receptors and effectors; Endocrine function; Ventilation and gas exchange; Thermoregulation in animals; Circulatory systems; Gastrointestinal function; Osmoregulation; Excretory

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