Animal Physiology

ISBN-10: 0878933158

ISBN-13: 9780878933150

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Richard W. Hill, Gordon A. Wyse, Margaret Anderson

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This text presents all the branches of modern animal physiology with a strong emphasis on integration among physiological disciplines, ecology, and evolutionary biology.
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List price: $104.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 770
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Fundamentals of physiology
Animals and environments : function on the ecological stage
Molecules and cells in animal physiology
Transport of solutes and water
Food, energy, and temperature
Nutrition, feeding, and digestion
Energy metabolism
Aerobic and anaerobic forms of metabolism
The energetics of aerobic activity
Thermal relations
Food, energy, and temperature at work : the lives of mammals in frigid places
Integrating systems
Neural and endocrine control, nervous systems, and biological clocks
Sensory processes
Endocrine and neuroendocrine physiology
Integrating systems at work : animal navigation
Muscle and movement
Control of movement : the motor bases of animal behavior
Muscle and movement at work : muscle in human health and disease
Oxygen, carbon dioxide, and internal transport
Introduction to oxygen and carbon dioxide physiology
External respiration : the physiology of breathing
Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in body fluids (with an introduction to acid-base physiology)
Oxygen, carbon dioxide, and internal transport at work : diving by marine mammals
Water, salts, and excretion
Water and salt physiology : introduction and mechanisms
Water and salt physiology of animals in their environments
Kidneys and excretion (with notes on nitrogen excretion)
Water, salts, and excretion at work : mammals of deserts and dry savannas
Prefixes indicating orders of magnitude
Gases at standard temperature and pressure
Fitting lines to data
Exponential and allometric equations
Mitosis and meiosis
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