9780077221263

Integrated Principles of Zoology

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    9780077221263

  • ISBN10:

    0077221265

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/12/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

Emphasizing the central role of evolution in generating diversity, this best-selling text describes animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs set within an engaging narrative,Integrated Principles of Zoologyis considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its comprehensive coverage of biological and zoological principles, mechanisms of evolution, diversity, physiology, and ecology, organized into five parts for easy access, this text is suitable for one- or two-semester introductory courses.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Living Animals
Life
Biological Principles and the Science of Zoology
The Origin and Chemistry of Life
Cells as Units of Life
Cellular Metabolism
Continuity and Evolution of Animal Life
Genetics
A Review
Organic Evolution
The Reproductive Process
Principles of Development
Diversity of Animal Life
Architectural Pattern of an Animal
Classification and Phylogeny of Animals
Protozoan Groups
Sponges and Placozoans
Radiate Animals
Flatworms, Mesozoans, and Ribbonworms
Gnathiferans and Smaller Lophotrochozoans
Molluscs
Annelids and Allied Taxa
Smaller Ecdysozoans
Trilobites, Chelicerates, and Myriapods
Crustaceans
Hexapods
Chaetognaths, Echinoderms, and Hemichordates
Chordates
Fishes
Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians
Amniote Origins and Nonavian Reptiles
Mammals
Activity of Life
Support, Protection, and Movement
Homeostasis
Internal Fluids and Respiration
Digestion and Nutrition
Nervous Coordination
Chemical Coordination
Immunity
Animal Behavior
Animals and Their Environments
The Biosphere and Animal Distribution
Animal Ecology
Glossary Credits
Index
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