9780073101743

Integrated Principles of Zoology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073101743

  • ISBN10:

    0073101745

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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This best-selling, comprehensive text is suitable for one- or two-semester courses. Integrated Principles of Zoology is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. It features high quality illustrations and photos, engaging narrative, traditional organization, and comprehensive coverage.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to Living Animals

1 Biological Principles and the Science of Zoology

2 The Origin and Chemistry of Life

3 Cells as Units of Life

4 Cellular Metabolism

Part 2 Continuity and Evolution of Animal Life

5 Genetics: A Review

6 Organic Evolution

7 The Reproductive Process

8 Principles of Development

Part 3 Diversity of Animal Life

9 Architectural Pattern of an Animal

10 Classification and Phylogeny of Animals

11 Protozoan Groups

12 Mesozoa and Parazoa

13 Radiate Animals

14 Platyhelminthes and Nemertea

15 Pseudocoelomate Animals

16 Molluscs

17 Segmented Worms

18 Arthropods

19 Aquatic Mandibulates

20 Terrestrial Mandibulates

21 Smaller Protostome Phyla

22 Echinoderms and Hemichordates

23 Chordates

24 Fishes

25 Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians

26 Amniote Origins and Reptilian Groups

27 Birds

28 Mammals

Part 4 Activity of Life

29 Support, Protection, and Movement

30 Homeostasis

31 Internal Fluids and Respiration

32 Digestion and Nutrition

33 Nervous Coordination

34 Chemical Coordination

35 Immunity

36 Animal Behavior

Part 5 Animals and Their Environments

37 The Biosphere and Animal Distribution

38 Animal Ecology

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