9780697289339

Biology of Animals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780697289339

  • ISBN10:

    0697289338

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-08-01
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Table of Contents

part one Evolution of Animal Life
Life: General Considerations, Basic Molecules, and Origins
2(21)
The Cell as the Unit of Life
23(33)
Genetic Basis of Evolution
56(27)
Evolution of Animal Diversity
83(29)
Ecology and Distribution of Animals
112(26)
part two Animal Form and Function
Animal Architecture: Body Organization, Support, and Movement
138(28)
Homeostasis: Osmotic Regulation, Excretion and Temperature Regulation
166(21)
Internal Fluids and Respiration
187(23)
Immunity
210(12)
Digestion and Nutrition
222(18)
Nervous Coordination: Nervous System and Sense Organs
240(26)
Chemical Coordination: Endocrine System
266(24)
Animal Behavior
290(18)
Reproduction and Development
308(34)
part three The Invertebrate Animals
Classification and Phylogeny of Animals
342(19)
The Animal-like Protista
361(20)
Sponges: Phylum Porifera
381(11)
Radiate Animals: Cnidarians and Ctenophores
392(24)
Acoelomate Animals: Flatworms, Ribbon Worms, and Jaw Worms
416(17)
Pseudocoelomate Animals
433(15)
Molluscs
448(26)
Segmented Worms: The Annelids
474(16)
Arthropods
490(41)
Lesser Protostomes and Lophophorates
531(11)
Echinoderms, Hemichordates and Chaetognaths
542(21)
General References to Part III
562(1)
part four The Vertebrate Animals
Vertebrate Beginnings: The Chordates
563(19)
Fishes
582(24)
The Early Tetrapods and Modern Amphibians
606(15)
Reptiles
621(19)
Birds
640(26)
Mammals
666(25)
Appendix: Basic Structure of Matter 691(8)
Glossary 699(34)
Credits 733(6)
Index 739

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