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Eckert Animal Physiology

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780716738633

ISBN10:
0716738635
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/9/2001
Publisher(s):
W. H. Freeman
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Summary

Building on their last revision of Roger Eckert's best-selling text, the author team of Randall, Burggren, and French are back and breathing new life intoAnimal Physiology. TheFifth Editionhighlights the latest breakthroughs in the field and offers refreshing new themes, all the while staying true to the enduring strengths that have made the book a longtime market-leader. With this edition more student help has also been included.

Table of Contents

PART I PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY 1(110)
Studying Animal Physiology
3(14)
Contemporary Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
17(24)
Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
41(38)
Membranes, Channels, and Transport
79(32)
PART 2 PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES 111(360)
The Physical Basis of Neuronal Function
113(42)
Communication Along and Between Neurons
155(60)
Sensing the Environment
215(62)
The Structural and Functional Organization of the Nervous System
277(24)
Glands and Hormones
301(60)
Muscles and Animal Movement
361(64)
Behavior: Initiation, Patterns, and Control
425(46)
PART 3 INTEGRATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 471(228)
Circulation
473(52)
Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance
525(54)
Ionic and Osmotic Balance
579(52)
Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism
631(36)
Energy Expenditure: Body Size, Locomotion, and Reproduction
667(32)
Energetic Costs of Meeting Environmental Challenges
699


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