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Author Hickman, Cleveland P., Jr., author

Title Integrated principles of zoology / Cleveland P. Hickman, Jr., Susan L. Keen, David J. Eisenhour, Allan Larson, Helen I'Anson ; Original artwork by William C. Ober, M.D., Washington and Lee University and Claire W. Ober, B.A., Washington and Lee University
Edition Eighteenth edition
International student edition
Published New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2019]
©2020

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Description xiii, 844, G-46, I-22 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Part 1. Introduction to living animals -- ch.1 Life: Biological principles and the science of zoology -- ch.2 The origin and chemistry of life -- ch.3 Cells as units of life -- ch 4 Cellular metabolism -- Part 2 -- Continuity and evolution of animal life -- ch.5.Genetics: A review -- ch.6 Organic evolution -- ch.7 The reproductive process -- ch.8 Principles of development -- Part 3 -- Diversity of animal life -- ch.9 Architectural pattern of an animal -- ch. 10 Taxonomy and phylogeny of animals -- ch.11 Unicellular eukaryotes -- ch.12 Sponges and placozoans -- ch.13 Radiate animals -- ch.14 Acoelomorpha, platyzoa, and mesozoa -- ch.15 Polyzoa and kryptrochozoa -- ch.16 Molluscs -- ch.17 Annelids and Allied Taxa -- ch.18 Smaller Ecdysozoans -- ch.19 Trilobites, Chelicerates, and Myriapods -- ch.20 Crustaceans -- ch.21 Hexapods -- ch.22 Chaetognaths, echinoderms, and hemichordates -- ch.23 Chordates -- ch.24 Fishes -- ch.25 Early tetrapods and modern amphibians -- ch.26 Amniote origins and nonavian reptiles -- ch.27 Birds -- ch.28 Mammals -- Part 4. Activity of life -- ch.29 Support, protection, and movement -- ch.30 Homeostasis: osmotic regulation, excretion, and temperature regulation -- ch.31 Homeostasis: Internal fluids and respiration -- ch.32 Digestion and nutrition -- ch.33 Nervous coordination: Nervous system and sense organs -- ch.34 Chemical coordination: Endocrine system -- ch.35 Immunity -- ch.36 Animal behavior -- Part 5 -- Animals and their environments -- ch.37 Animal distributions -- ch.38 Animal ecology -- Glossary -- Credits -- Index
Summary Emphasising the central role of evolution in generating diversity, this best-selling text describes animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs set within an engaging narrative,Integrated Principles of Zoology is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its comprehensive coverage of biological and zoological principles, mechanisms of evolution, diversity, physiology, and ecology, organised into five parts for easy access, this text is suitable for one- or two-semester introductory courses
Notes "This international student edition is for use outside of the U.S." -- cover
Original artwork by William C. Ober and Claire W. Ober
Includes index
Subject Zoology
Zoology.
Reading List SLE204 prescribed text 2022
Author Keen, Susan L., author
Eisenhour, David J., author
Larson, Allan, author
I'Anson, Helen, author
Ober, William C, illustrator
Ober, Claire W., illustrator
ISBN 9781260565973
1260565971