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Eckert Animal Physiology - David Randall

Hardcover Published: 9th November 2001
ISBN: 9780716738633
Number Of Pages: 752

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Building on their last revision of Roger Eckert's best-selling text, the author team of Randall, Burggren, and French are back and breathing new life into "Animal Physiology." The "Fifth Edition" highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field and offers refreshing new themes, all the while staying true to the enduring strengths that have made the book a longtime market-leader. With this edition more student help has also been included.

Principles of Physiology
Studying Animal Physiology
Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
Membranes, Channels, and Transport
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
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
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ISBN: 9780716738633
ISBN-10: 0716738635
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 752
Published: 9th November 2001
Publisher: W H FREEMAN & CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.3 x 23.4  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 2.02
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised