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Hyman's Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

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ISBN-10: 0226870138

ISBN-13: 9780226870137

Edition: 3rd 1979

Authors: Marvalee H. Wake

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List price: $72.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
General Considerations of Animal Form
Major Considerations in Morphology
The Phylum Chordata: Classification, External Anatomy, and Adaptive Radiation
Classification
Adaptive Radiation
What Is a Chordate?
Characteristics of the Vertebrates
The Vertebrate Groups
Patterns in Vertebrate Evolution
Essential Features of Lower Types
Phylum Hemichordata: A Prechordate Group
The Lower Chordates, Subphylum Urochordata
The Lower Chordates, Subphylum Cephalochordata
Class Cyclostomata
General Features of Chordate Development
The Egg
Cleavage and Blastulation
Gastrulation
Formation of Mesoderm
Formation of the Neural Tube and Notochord
Cells and Tissue Interactions
Differentiation and Derivation
Sources of Energy during Development
The Comparative Anatomy of the Integumental Skeleton
The Underlying Homology
Some Developmental Considerations
The Variation in End Products
The Integumental-Environmental Interface
The Keratinized Integumental Skeleton
The Ossified Integumental Skeleton
Integumental Color
The Endoskeleton: The Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebral Column and Ribs
General Considerations on the Endoskeleton
Anatomy and Embryonic Origin of Vertebrae and Ribs
Vertebral Columns of Some Archaic Fishes
Vertebral Column of the Dogfish
Vertebral Column of Teleosts
Endoskeletal Fin Supports of Fishes
Vertebral Column of Amphibia
Vertebral Column of Reptiles and Amniotes in General
Vertebral Column of Birds
Vertebral Column of Mammals
The Endoskeleton: The Comparative Anatomy of the Girdles, the Sternum, and the Paired Appendages
General Considerations
The Pelvic Girdle and the Posterior Appendages
The Pectoral Girdle, the Sternum, and the Anterior Paired Appendages
Some Variation of the Appendicular Skeleton in Tetrapods
The Endoskeleton: The Comparative Anatomy of the Skull and the Visceral Skeleton
Introduction: The Concept of the Skull
The Chondrocranium
The Splachnocranium
The Dermatocranium
The Composition of the Complete Skull: Characterization of the Primitive Tetrapod Skull
The Teeth
The Modern Amphibian Skull Exemplified by Necturus
The Reptilian Skull Exemplified by the Alligator or Caiman
The Mammalian Skull Exemplified by the Opossum and the Cat
The Comparative Anatomy of the Muscular System
Generalized Vertebrate Musculature as Exemplified by the Dogfish
Early Tetrapod Musculature, Exemplified by Necturus
Reptilian Musculature
Avian Musculature
Mammalian Musculature
The Comparative Anatomy of the Coelom and of the Digestive and Respiratory Systems
The Coelom and Mesenteries
The Digestive Tract and Associated Structures
Respiratory Structures
The Alimentary Canal
The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems of Elasmobranchs
The Respiratory and Digestive Systems of a Bony Fish
The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems of Necturus
The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems of the Turtle
The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems of the Pigeon
The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems of Mammals
The Comparative Anatomy of the Circulatory System
Parts of the Circulatory System
Development of the Vascular System
Structure and Evolution of the Vascular System
Functional Anatomy and Evolution of the Heart
Special Adaptations of the Vascular System
The Circulatory System of Elasmobranchs
The Circulatory System of Necturus
The Circulatory System of the Turtle
The Circulatory System of the Pigeon
The Circulatory System of Mammals
The Comparative Anatomy of the Urogenital System
The Urogenital System of Selachians
The Urogenital System of Necturus
The Urogenital System of the Turtle
The Urogenital System of the Pigeon
The Urogenital System of Mammals
The Comparative Anatomy of the Nervous System and the Sense Organs
General Considerations
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of Elasmobranchs
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of the Perch (Perca)
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of Necturus
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys)
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of the Pigeon
The Nervous System and Sense Organs of Mammals
List of Contributors
Index