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Physiology of Mammals and Other Vertebrates - P. T. Marshall

Physiology of Mammals and Other Vertebrates

Paperback Published: 2nd February 1981
ISBN: 9780521295864
Number Of Pages: 362

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First published in 1980 as the second edition of a 1965 original, this book was extensively revised for this version, reflecting numerous advances in the area. Advice from specialists on various aspects of physiology was incorporated, resulting in a fresh appraisal of mammal physiology, especially in the fields of coordination and homeostatic mechanisms. The biochemical approach was extended and a much fuller treatment of reproduction was also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in animal physiology.

Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; 1. Nutrition; 2. Enzymes; 3. Digestion; 4. Respiration, gas exchange and transport systems; 5. The skin and temperature control; 6. Circulatory systems and the blood; 7. Excretion; 8. The skeleton and muscles; 9. Locomotion; 10. Nervous coordination; 11. The endocrine system; 12. Reproduction; Index.

ISBN: 9780521295864
ISBN-10: 0521295866
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 362
Published: 2nd February 1981
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised