Eckert Animal Physiology Mechanisms and Adaptations

ISBN-10: 0716724146

ISBN-13: 9780716724148

Edition: 4th 1997

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This edition includes increased molecular and cellular coverage and promotes an understanding of animals as integrated systems at every level of organisation. The new format emphasises basic principles of physiology, physiological processes and systems.
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List price: $94.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 8.66" wide x 11.02" long
Weight: 42.108
Language: English

Principles of Physiology
Studying Animal Physiology
Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
Membranes, Channels, and Transport
Physiological Processes
The Physical Basis of Neuronal Function
Communication Along and Between Neurons
Sensing the Environment
Glands: Mechanisms and Costs of Secretion
Hormones: Regulation and Action
Muscles and Animal Movement
Behavior: Initiation, Patterns, and Control
Integration of Physiological Systems
Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance
Ionic and Osmotic Balance
Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism
Using Energy: Meeting Environmental Challenges
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