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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Animals: Vertebrate Zoology

Vertebrates: Structures and Functions

By: Seth M Kisia
545 pages, Col & b/w figs
Vertebrates: Structures and Functions
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  • Vertebrates: Structures and Functions ISBN: 9781578086061 Paperback Jun 2010 Usually dispatched within 5 days
Price: £86.99
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The book describes the diversity of various vertebrate groups, ranging from the oldest living fishes to the relatively more recent groups to evolve such as mammals, and their features. The authors deal with the structures of body systems including organs and tissues, as well as their functions and how they differ in various vertebrate groups. Evolution of vertebrate groups from the earliest extinct ancestors to the living vertebrates is also covered.


General Introduction to the Study of Vertebrates. Diversity, Distribution and Characteristics of Vertebrates. Organization of the Vertebrate Body. Skeletal System. Muscular System. Integument. Nutrition and Digestion. Respiratory System. Reproduction and Early. Developmental Biology. Circulatory System. Nervous System and Endocrine Organs. Sense Organs. Excretion and Osmoregulation. Evolution of Vertebrates.

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University of Nairobi, Kenya
By: Seth M Kisia
545 pages, Col & b/w figs
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