This book introduces students to the groups of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , W. F. Walker and others published Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective }. 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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The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative anatomy courses, but integrates this material with current research in functional anatomy.
Organization, Spinal Cord, and Peripheral Nerves. William Bemis University of 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.
In addition to being the coauthor of Vertebrate Dissection, Dr. New to this Edition. This book introduces students to the anaromy of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional interrelationships of organs and the changing environments to which vertebrates have adapted. Walker is the author of seven laboratory manuals and textbooks published in over 30 editions and in several translations. 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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The discussion of the postcranial skeleton has been divided into two chapters, one on the axial skeleton and one on the appendicular skeleton. Background for the Study of Vertebrate Anatomy. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Oral Cavity and Feeding Mechanisms.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Other editions – View all Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: Phylogenetic Relationships of Chordates and Craniates. Harcourt College PublishersJan 1, – Medical – pages. All of the material on endocrinology, except leim that involving the reproductive hormones, has been consolidated into one chapter. Figuresand for example. Phylogenetic Relationships of Chordates and Craniates. Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: Two co-authors join Karel Liem and Warren Walker: Background for the Study of Vertebrate.
This integration adds a new dimension to our understanding of structure and helps vertebrages understand the evolution of vertebrates. The authors have made a special effort to interpret patterns in a modern phylogenetic context throughout the text.
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Evolution of Trunk Vertebrate is a good example of this feature. An Evolutionary Perspective Karel F. The three chapters on the sense organs and the anstomy system reflect the extraordinary strides that have been made in the field of comparative vertebrate neurobiology. Liem Snippet view – No eBook available Amazon.