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Eckert animal physiology : mechanisms and adaptations

Author: David J Randall; Warren W Burggren; Kathleen French; Roger Eckert
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman and Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Ed. 5View all editions and formats
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This edition highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field and offers new themes. With this edition more student help has been included. (Midwest).
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Genre/Form: Matériel didactique
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Randall; Warren W Burggren; Kathleen French; Roger Eckert
ISBN: 0716738635 9780716738633
OCLC Number: 300304611
Notes: Éditions précédentes par Roger Eckert.
Comprend des résumés à la fin des chapitres.
Description: xvii, 736, [56] p. : ill. (principalement en coul.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: PART I: PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY - Studying Animal Physiology - Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology - Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis - Membranes, Channels, and Transport - PART II: PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES - The Functional Basis of Neuronal Function - Communication Along and Between Neurons - Sensing the Environment - Structural and Functional Organization of Nervous Systems - Glands and Endocrine Control: Mechanisms and Cost of Secretion - Muscles and Animal Movement - Behavior: Initiation, Patterns and Control - PART III: INTEGRATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS - Circulation - Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance - Ionic and Osmotic Regulation - Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism - Energy Expenditure: Body Size, Locomotion and Reproduction - Energetic Costs of Meeting Environmental Challenge
Other Titles: Animal physiology
Responsibility: David Randall, Warren Burggren, Kathleen French.
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