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The Dissection of Vertebrates,9780123750600

The Dissection of Vertebrates

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2nd
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9780123750600

ISBN10:
0123750601
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/25/2010
Publisher(s):
Academic Pr
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Summary

The Dissection of Vertebrates provides students with a manual combining pedalogical effective text with high-quality, accurate, and attractive visual references. Using a systemic approach within a systematic framework for each vertebrate, this book covers several animals commonly used in providing an anatomical transition sequence. Seven animals are covered: lamprey, shark, perch, mudpuppy, frog, pigeon and cat. New to this edition: - Revision of the systemic section of the introductory chapter to maintain currency - Corrections to several parts of the existing text and images - New comparative skull sections included as part of the existing vertebrates - Companion site with image bank* Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators * Winner of the NYSM Jury award for the Rock Dove Air Sacs, Lateral and Ventral Views illustration * Expertly rendered award-winning illustrations accompany the detailed, clear dissection direction * Organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation * Offers coverage of a wide range of vertebrates * Full-color, strong pedagogical aids in a convenient lay-flat presentation * Expanded and updated features on phylogenic coverage, mudpuppy musculature and comparative mammalian skulls

Table of Contents

Contents Guide Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Craniata and Vertebrata Phylogeny and Classification Vertebrate Relatives Craniates and Vertebrates Early Stages in the Evolution of Vertebrates Vertebrata Amniote Skulls and Classification
The Lamprey
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Pleuroperitoneal Cavity and Viscera
Sagittal Section
The Shark
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Muscular System
Digestive and Respiratory Systems
Cardiovascular System
Urogenital System Male Urogenital System Female Reproductive System
Sensory Organs
Brain and Cranial Nerves
The Perch
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Mouth, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx
Pleuroperitoneal Cavity and Viscera
The Mudpuppy
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Muscular System
Mouth, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx
Pleuroperitoneal Cavity and Viscera
Urogenital System
Cardiovascular System
The Frog
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Mouth, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx
Pleuroperitoneal Cavity, Viscera, and Urogenital System
Cardiovascular System
The Cat
Introduction
Skeleton Postcranial Skeleton
External Anatomy
Muscular System
Digestive and Respiratory Systems
Cardiovascular System
Urogenital System
Brain and Cranial Nerves
Reptile Skulls And Mandibles
Introduction
-Turtle Skull and Mandible
-Iguana Skull and Mandible
Snake Skull and Mandible
Alligator Skull and Mandible
Dinosaur Skull and Mandible
The Pigeon
Introduction
Skeleton
External Anatomy
Musculature
Body Cavity, Viscera, and Vessels selected
References
Index
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