Comparative Anatomy: Manual of Vertebrate Dissection, 3e

By Dale W. Fishbeck, Aurora M. Sebastiani  •  
 2015  
•  576
 Pages
Loose-Leaf
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Print ISBN  9781617310423
• eBook ISBN  9781617314391
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$89.95

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This full-color manual is a unique guide for students conducting the comparative study of representative vertebrate animals. It is appropriate for courses in comparative anatomy, vertebrate zoology, or any course in which the featured vertebrates are studied.

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Features

Comprehensive Coverage

  • An overview of the evolution of vertebrate systems provides students with a detailed synopsis prior to beginning the dissections.
  • Evolutionary concepts, comparative morphology, and histology are covered comprehensively.
  • Includes coverage of the pigeon, perch, frog, lamprey, dogfish shark, mudpuppy, and cat.

Full-color Art

  • More than 750 full-color photographs, micrographs, and illustrations assist students with their dissections.

Clear Presentation

  • Detailed dissection instructions are incorporated into the text to enhance the probability that a student will be able to work though the organ relationships of a difficult system.
What's New in this Edition
  • Coverage of the pigeon, perch, and frog have been added
  • This book is now customizable through our CustomLab program.
  • PowerPoint slides
Table of contents
Introduction
Part One: Phylum Hemichordata
1: The Hemichordates
Part 1 Intro Page
Part Two: Phylum Chordata - The Non-Vertebrate Chordates
2: Subphylum Urochordata
3. Subphylum Cephalochordata
Part 2 Intro Page
Part Three: The Evolution of Vertbrate Systems - An Overview
4: Integumentary System
5. Skeletal System
6: Muscular System
7: Body Cavities and Mesenteries
8: Digestive and Respiratory Systems
9: Urinary System
10: Reproductive System
11: Circulatory and Lypmphatic Systems
12: Nervous System and Sense Organs
13: Endocrine Systems
Part 3 Intro Page
Part Four: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Lamprey
14: Lamprey
Part 4 Intro Page
Part Five: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Dogfish Shark
15: Dogfish Shark - External Anatomy and Integumentary System
16: Dogfish Shark - Skeletal System
17: Dogfish Shark - Muscular System
18: Dogfish Shark - Body Cavities and Mesenteries
19: Dogfish Shark - Digestive and Respiratory Systems
20: Dogfish Shark - Urogenital System
21: Dogfish Shark - Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems
22: Dogfish Shark - Nervous System and Sense Organs
23: Dogfish Shark - Endocrine System
Part 5 Intro Page
Part Six: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Perch
24: Perch
Part 6 Intro Page
Part Seven: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Mudpuppy (Necturus)
25: Mudpuppy - External Anatomy and Integumentary System
26: Mudpuppy - Skeletal System
27: Mudpuppy - Muscular System
28: Mudpuppy - Body Cavities and Mesenteries
29: Mudpuppy - Digestive and Respiratory Systems
30: Mudpuppy - Urogenital System
31: Mudpuppy - Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems
32: Mudpuppy - Nervous System and Sense Organs
33: Mudpuppy - Endocrine System
Part 7 Intro Page
Part Eight: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Bullfrog
34: Bullfrog - External Anatomy and Integumentary System
35: Bullfrog - Skeletal System
36: Bullfrog - Muscular System
37: Bullfrog - Body Cavities and Mesenteries
38: Bullfrog - Digestive and Respiratory Systems
39: Bullfrog - Urogenital System
40: Bullfrog - Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems
41: Bullfrog - Nervous System and Sense Organs
42: Bullfrog - Endocrine System
Part 8 Intro Page
Part Nine: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Pigeon
43: Pigeon - External Anatomy and Integumentary System
44: Pigeon - Skeletal System
45: Pigeon - Muscular System
46: Pigeon - Body Cavities and Mesenteries
47: Pigeon - Digestive and Respiratory Systems
48: Pigeon - Urogenital System
49: Pigeon - Circulation and Lymphatic System
50: Pigeon - Nervous System and Sense Organs
51: Pigeon - Endocrine System
Part 9 Intro Page
Part Ten: Phylum Chordata: Subphylum Vertebrata - Cat
52: Cat - External Anatomy and Integumentary System
53: Cat - Skeletal System
54: Cat - Muscular System
55: Cat - Body Cavities and Mesenteries
56: Cat - Digestive and Respiratory Systems
57: Cat - Urogenital System
58: Cat - Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems
59: Cat - Nervous System and Sense Organs
60: Cat - Endocrine System
Part 10 Intro Page
References
Glossary
Index
Instructor Resources

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