Results 1 – 30 of 56 Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective by Walker, Warren F. Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and. This book introduces students to the groups of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional. 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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book introduces students to the groups 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. Time for an upgrade The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative anatomy courses, but integrates this material with current research in functional anatomy.
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The three chapters on the sense organs and the nervous system reflect the extraordinary strides that have been made in the field of comparative vertebrate neurobiology.
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Consistently uses the newer cladistic methodology to analyze interrelationships of groups and the evolution of organ systems and introduces students to this methodology, which is now being used by researchers to develop testable hypotheses verrebrates relationships and evolution.
The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative William Bemis Loem of Massachusetts-Amherstan expert in the field oiem cladistics vvertebrates extensive experience in teaching comparative anatomy, and Functionaal Grande Field Museum of Natural History known for his research experience with the evolution of vertebrates. Harcourt College PublishersJan 1, – Medical – pages. Walker is the author of seven laboratory manuals and textbooks published in over 30 editions and in several translations.
Phylogenetic Relationships of Chordates and Craniates. For ideal website functionality and navigation, upgrade your browser. This integration adds a new dimension to our understanding of structure and helps students understand the evolution of vertebrates.
Contents Background for the Study of Vertebrate. Background for the Study of Vertebrate. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant. Thoroughly describes the evolution of organs and organ systems. Students premeds can better appreciate human structure by having this historical perspective on how human form evolved.
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An Evolutionary Perspective 3rd Edition. Organization, Spinal Cord, and Peripheral Nerves. Phylogenetic Relationships of Chordates and Craniates.
All of the material anatpmy endocrinology, except for that involving the reproductive hormones, has been consolidated into one chapter. Background for the Study of Vertebrate Anatomy. Introduces students to the basic physical concepts that underlie the evolution of structure, thereby allowing students to understand the physical reasons for, and constrains on, the structure of organs.
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The authors have made a special effort to interpret patterns in a modern phylogenetic context throughout the text. Account Options Sign in. Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: The discussion of the postcranial skeleton has been divided into two chapters, one on the axial skeleton and one on the appendicular skeleton.
Other editions – View all Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: The Nervous System I: The Nervous System II: Resources Cengage Learning is Engaged with Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective Karel F.
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This integration adds a new dimension to our vretebrates of structure and helps students understand the evolution of vertebrates. Two co-authors join Karel Liem and Warren Walker: