Monday, 14 March 2011

Zoology, 5th edition



Zoology, 5th edition
Stephen A. Miller, John P. Harley | 2001-01-01 00:00:00 | Mcgraw-Hill | 540 | Biology
PART ONE BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES
Zoology: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective
Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems
Cell Division and Inheritance
Evolution: A Historical Perspective
Evolution and Gene Frequencies
Ecology: Preserving the Animal Kingdom
PART TWO ANIMAL-LIKE PROTISTS AND ANIMALIA
Animal Classification, Phylogeny, and Organization
Animal-Like Protists: The Protozoa
Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization
The Triploblastic, Acoelomate Body Plan
The Pseudocoelomate Body Plan: Aschelminths
Molluscan Success
Annelida: The Metameric Body Form
The Arthropods: Blueprint for Success
The Hexapods and Myriapods: Terrestrial Triumphs
The Echinoderms
Hemichordata and Invertebrate Chordates
The Fishes: Vertebrate Success in Water
Amphibians: The First Terrestrial Vertebrates
Reptiles: The First Amniotes
Birds: Feathers, Flight, and Endothermy
Mammals: Specialized Teeth, Endothermy, Hair, and Viviparity
PART THREE FORM AND FUNCTION: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Protection, Support, and Movement
Communication I: Nervous and Sensory Systems
Communication II: The Endocrine System and Chemical Messengers
Circulation and Gas Exchange
Nutrition and Digestion
Temperature and Body Fluid Regulation
Reproduction and Development
The Chemical Basis of Animal Life*
Energy and Enzymes: Life's Driving and Controlling Forces*
How Animals Harvest Energy Stored in Nutrients*
Embryology*
Animal Behavior*

Glossary
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Index
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