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Zoology

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9780072504941


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0072504943


Edition:  5
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Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Summary: Part 1 Biological Principles 1 Zoology: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective 2 Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems What are Cells?/Why Are Most Cells Small?/Cell Membranes/Movement Across Membranes/Cytoplasm, Organelles, and Cellular Components/The Nucleus: Information Center/Tissues/Organs/Organ Systems/Wildlife Alert--Key Deer 3 Cell Division and Inheritance Concepts/Eukaryotic Chromosmes/Mitotic Cell D...ivision/Meiosis: The Basis of Sexual Reproduction/DNA: The Genetic Material/Inheritance Patterns in Animals 4 Evolution: An Historical Perspective Evidence of Evolution/Pre-Darwinian Theories of Change/Darwin's Early Years and His Journey/Early Development of Darwin's Ideas of Evolution/The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection/Wildlife Alert-The Iowa Pleistocene Snail 5 Evolution and Gene Frequencies Modern Synthesis: A Closer Look/Must Evolution Happen/Evolutionary Mechanisms/Species and Speciation/Rates of Evolution/Molecular Evolution/Mosaic Evolution/Wildlife Alert 6 EcologyPreserving the Animal Kingdom Animals and their Abiotic Environment/Populations/Interspecific Interactions/Interactions/Animal Communities/Trophic Structure of Ecosystems/Cycling within Ecosystems/Ecological Problems/Wildlife Alert-Kirtland''s Warbler Part Two Animal-like Protists and Animalia 7 Animal Classification, Phylogeny, and Organization Classification of Organisms/Evolutionary Relationships and Tree Diagrams/Patterns of Organization/Higher Animal Taxonomy/Wildlife Alert-Ozark Big-Eared Bat 8 Animal-Like Protists: The Protozoa Life Within a Single Plasma Memrbane/Symbiotic Lifestyles/Protozoan Taxonomy/Phylum Sarcomastigophora/Phylum Labyrinthomorpha/Phylum Apicomplexa/Phylum Microspora/Phylum Acetospora/Phylum Myxozoa/Phylum Ciliophora/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Kentucky Cave Shrimp 9 Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization Phylum Porifera/Phylum Cnidaria/Phylum Ctenophora/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Coral Reefs 10 The Tripoblastic, Acoelomate Body Plan Phylum Platyhelminthes/Phylum Nemertea/Phylum Gastrotricha/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-American Crocodile 11 The Pseudocoelomate Body Plan: Aschelminths Phylum Rotifera/Phylum Kinorhyncha/Phylum Nematoda/Phylum Nematomorpha/Phylum Acanthocephala/Phylum Loricifera/Phylum Priapulida/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Indiana Bat 12 Molluscan Success Molluscan Characteristics/Class Gastropoda/Class Bivalvia/Class Cephalopoda/Class Polyplacophora/Class Scaphopoda/Class Monoplacophora/Class Caudofoveata/Class Aplacophora/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Fat Pocketbook Mussel 13 Annelida: The Metameric Body Form Class Polychaeta/Class Oligochaeta/Class Hirudinea/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Hine''s Emerald Dragonfly 14 The Arthropods: Blueprint for Success Metamerism and Tagmatization/The Exoskeleton/Metamorphosis/Subphylum Trilobitomorpha/Subphylum Chelicerata/Subphylum Crustacea/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-A Cave Crayfish 15 The Hexapods and Myriapods: Terrestrial Triumphs Class Diplopoda/Class Chilopoda/Classes Pauropoda and Symphyla/Class Hexapoda/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Karner Blud Butterfly 16 The Echinoderms Class Asteroidea/Class Ophiuroidea/Class Echinoidea/Class Holothuroidea/Class Crinoidea/Class Concentricycloidea/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Imperiled Sea Cucumbers 17 Hemichordata and Invertebrate Chordates Phylum Hemichordata/Phylum Chordata/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Gila Trout 18 The Fishes: Vertebrate Success in Water Survey of Fishes/Evolutionary Pressures/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Pallid Sturgeon 19 Amphibians: The First Terrestrial Vertebrates Survey of Amphibians/Evolutionary Pressures/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Red Hills Salamander 20 Reptiles: The First Amniotes Survey of Reptiles/Evolutionary Pressures/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Kemp''s Ridley Sea Turtle 21 Birds: Feathers, Flight, and Endothermy Evolutionary Pressures/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-Red-Cockaded Woodpecker 22 Mammals: Specialized Teeth, Endothermy, Hair, and Viviparity Diversity of Mammals/Evolutionary Pressures/Further Phylogenetic Considerations/Wildlife Alert-The Southern California Sea Otter Part Three Form and Function: A Comparative Perspective 23 Protection, Support, and Movement Protection: Integumentary Systems/Movement and Support: Skeletal Systems/Movement: Nonmuscular Movement and Muscular Systems 24 Communication I: Nervous and Sensory Systems Neurons: The Basic Functional Units of the Nervous System/Neuron Communication/Invertebrate Nervous Systems/Vertebrate Nervous Systems/Sensory Reception/Invertebrate Sensory Receptors/Vertebrate Sensory Receptors 25 Communication II: The Endocrine System and Chemical Messengers Chemical Messengers/Hormones and Their Feedback Systems/Mechanisms of Hormone Action/Some Hormones of Invertebrates/An Overview of the Vertebrate Endocrine System/Endocrine Systems of Vertebrates Other Than Birds or Mammals/Endocrine Systems of Birds and Mammals 26 Circulation and Gas Exchange Internal Transport and Circulatory Systems/ImmunityGas Exchange 27 Nutrition and Digestion Evolution of Digestion/The Metabolic Fate of Nutrients in Heterotrophs/Digestion/Animal Strategies for Getting and Using Food/Diversity in Digestive Structures: Invertebrates/Diversity in Digestive Structures: Vertebrates/The Mammalian Digestive System 28 Temperature and Body Fluid Regulation Homeostasis and Temperature Regulation/Control of Water and Solutes (Osmoregulation and Excretion)/Invertebrate Excretory Systems/Vertebrate Excretory Systems 29 Reproduction and Development Asexual Reproduction in Invertebrates/Sexual Reproduction in Invertebrates/Sexual Reproduction in Vertebrates/Examples of Reproduction among Various Vertebrate Classes

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ISBN: 0072504943


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