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On the Anatomy of Vertebrates, Volume 3 Mammals

By: Richard S Owen(Author)
915 pages, 614 b/w line drawings
On the Anatomy of Vertebrates, Volume 3
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A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

Richard Owen F.R.S. (1804-92) was a controversial and influential palaeontologist and anatomist. Owen studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and at London's St Bartholomew's Hospital. He grew interested in anatomical research, and after qualifying he became assistant conservator in the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, and then superintendent of natural history in the British Museum. He quickly became an authority on comparative anatomy and palaeontology, coining the term 'dinosaur' and founding the Natural History Museum. He was also a fierce critic of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection, and engaged in a long and bitter argument with Darwin's 'Bulldog', Thomas Huxley.

Published in 1868, this is the third book in a highly illustrated three-volume set that comprises a thorough overview of vertebrate anatomy. This volume completes the analysis of mammalian anatomy and includes a chapter of general conclusions.


27. Muscular system of mammalia
28. Nervous system of mammalia
29. Dental system of mammalia
30. Alimentary canal and appendages of mammalia
31. Absorbent system of mammalia
32. Circulating system of mammalia
33. Respiratory system of mammalia
34. Urinary system of mammalia
35. Tegumentary system and appendages of mammalia
36. Peculiar glands of mammalia
37. Generative organs of mammalia
38. Generative products and development of mammalia
39. Mammary and marsupial organs
40. General conclusions

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Zoological index
General index

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By: Richard S Owen(Author)
915 pages, 614 b/w line drawings
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