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Author Solnt͡seva, Galina Nikolaevna.

Title Morphology of the auditory and vestibular organs in mammals, with emphasis on marine species / Galina N. Solntseva
Edition [Pensoft version]
Published Sofia, Bulgaria : Pensoft Pub. ; Leiden, the Netherlands : Brill Academic, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (244 pages)
Series Russian academic monographs ; no 4
Russian academic monographs ; no. 4
Summary This monograph describes the directions of the structural evolution of the peripheral part of the auditory system in representatives of different ecological groups of mammals. Special attention is paid to the least studied orders of marine mammals (pinnipeds, cetaceans), being of great interest both with regards to the echolocating abilities in dolphins and the influence of the aquatic environment on the development of morphological adaptations in the structure of the outer, middle and inner ears. Undertaken for the first time, a comparative embryological study of the peripheral part of the au
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-244)
Notes Print version record
Subject Auditory pathways -- Physiology.
Ear -- Physiology.
Mammals -- Morphology.
Marine mammals -- Morphology.
Vestibular apparatus -- Physiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1435630297 (electronic bk.)
9781435630291 (electronic bk.)