Animal Physiology

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Harper & Row, 1989 - Science - 656 pages
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This textbook explores the structure and function of animals. Readers will gain knowledge on the diversity, as well as similarities of animal physiologies -- at the microscopic as well as macroscopic level. Topics include general physiology (tissues and organ systems, sensory reception, respiration, digestion etc.), genetics and reproduction, and evolution. Animal physiology is the study of how animals function. This volume is designed to survey molecular and cellular physiology as well as the major physiological systems and how these systems function to maintain homeostasis in various environments.

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Contents

ORGANISM ENVIRONMENT AND ADAPTATION
1
BASIC
7
Biochemical Regulation
16
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Hill trained at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He went to sea in 1946. He served mainly in destroyers and frigates, specializing in navigation. After promotion to commander he took up Ministry of Defence appointments throught the ranks of captain, commodore and rear admiral. Retiring in 1983, he was for the next ten years Chief Executive of the Middle Temple, one of the Inns of Court.

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