The Integument

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CUP Archive, Jun 28, 1973 - Science - 208 pages
 

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Importante, apartado sobre piel de reptiles (faltan dos páginas)

Contents

Introduction
1
A few methods useful in skin research
5
Comparative morphology
13
Functional adaptation in the invertebrate integument
15
The integument of lower invertebrates
20
The integument of coelomate invertebrates
36
Invertebrate skin colouration
55
The fish integument
59
Thermal regulation
141
Chemical and neural control mechanisms
148
Comparative synthetic processes
159
Transport through the skin
170
Immunity
177
Development
181
General conclusions
189
list of phyla
190

The skin of Amphibia
73
The skin of reptiles
83
The skin of birds
91
The mammalian dermis and subcutaneous tissue
101
The mammalian epidermis and its appendages
112
Comparative functions
139
Further reading
191
Glossary
201
Index
203
101
204
112
205
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