Results 1 – 30 of 56 Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective by Walker, Warren F. Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and. This book introduces students to the groups of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional. Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective | 3rd Edition. Karel Liem/William Bemis/Warren F. Walker/Lance Grande. Product cover for.
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Phylogenetic Relationships of Chordates and Craniates. No eBook available Amazon. Contents Background for the Study of Vertebrate.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative anatomy courses, but integrates this material with current research in functional anatomy. The Nervous System I: Figuresand for example.
The Excretory System and Osmoregulation. Diversity and Phylogenetic History of Craniates. William Bemis University functionap Massachusetts-Amherstan expert in the field of cladistics and extensive experience in teaching comparative anatomy, and Lance Grande Field Museum of Natural History known for his research experience with the evolution of vertebrates.
The authors have made a special effort to interpret patterns in a modern phylogenetic context throughout the text. From inside the book.
The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative Consistently uses the newer cladistic methodology to analyze interrelationships of groups and the evolution of organ systems and introduces students to this methodology, which is now being used veertebrates researchers to develop testable hypotheses of relationships and evolution.
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New to fundtional Edition. This book introduces students snatomy the groups of vertebrates and anatojy the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional interrelationships of organs and the changing environments to which vertebrates have adapted.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. The three chapters on the sense organs and the nervous system reflect the extraordinary strides that have been made in the field of comparative vertebrate neurobiology. The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative anatomy courses, but integrates this material with current research in functional anatomy.
This integration adds a new dimension to our understanding of structure and helps students understand the evolution of vertebrates. Introduces students to the basic physical concepts that underlie the evolution of structure, thereby allowing students to understand the physical reasons for, and constrains on, the structure of organs.
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The Nervous System II: Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: Oral Cavity and Feeding Mechanisms. However, in adding this phylogenetic component, they have not sacrificed functional anatomical aspects. Diversity and Phylogenetic History of Craniates. Time for an upgrade Functional Anatomy of Support and Locomotion. More citations to the original literature are given than is customary in a book at this level, but users have found this to be helpful material to have at their fingertips.
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