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Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution


By: Kenneth V Kardong(Author)

795 pages, b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Mar 2014 | Edition: 7 | #206755 | ISBN-13: 9780078023026
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This one-semester text is designed for an upper-level majors course. Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Vertebrate groups are organized phylogenetically, and their systems discussed within such a context. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and integrated an understanding of function and evolution into the discussion of anatomy of the various systems.

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Ken Kardong is a professor in the zoology department at Washington State University, Pullman, WA. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and his MS and BA from the University of Washington. In addition to teaching comparative anatomy and evolution, Ken is also involved in developing software programs for use in the laboratory sections of these courses.

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