This book introduces students to the groups of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , W. F. Walker and others published Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective }. Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective | 3rd Edition. Karel Liem/William Bemis/Warren F. Walker/Lance Grande. Product cover for.
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Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates
An Evolutionary Perspective Karel F. The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative anatomy courses, but integrates this material with current research in functional anatomy. Figuresand for example. Two co-authors join Karel Liem and Warren Walker: No eBook available Amazon.
Introduces students to the basic physical concepts that underlie the evolution of structure, thereby allowing students to understand the physical reasons for, and constrains on, the structure of organs. The authors have made a special effort to interpret patterns in a modern phylogenetic context throughout the text. About the Solution Supplements Meet the Author. Background for the Study of Vertebrate. New to this Edition. More citations to the original literature are given than is customary in a book at this level, but users have found this to be helpful material to have at their fingertips.
Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: The text contains all of the material taught in classic comparative Account Options Sign in. This book introduces students to the groups of vertebrates and explores the anatomical evolution of vertebrates within the context of the functional interrelationships of organs and the changing environments to which vertebrates have adapted.
Walker is the author of seven laboratory manuals and textbooks published in over 30 editions and in several translations. However, in adding this phylogenetic component, they have not sacrificed functional anatomical aspects.
This integration adds a new dimension to our understanding of structure and helps students understand the evolution of vertebrates.
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Early Development and Comparative Embryology. Other editions – View all Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: The discussion of the postcranial skeleton has been divided into two chapters, one on the axial skeleton and one on the appendicular skeleton.
The Nervous System I: An Evolutionary Perspective 3rd Edition. Well known for his articles on reptile anatomy and locomotion, Dr.
This integration adds a new dimension to our understanding of structure and helps students understand the evolution of vertebrates. The three chapters on the sense organs and the nervous system reflect the extraordinary strides that have been made in the field of comparative vertebrate neurobiology.
Organization, Spinal Cord, and Peripheral Nerves. Background for the Study of Vertebrate Anatomy.
In addition to being the coauthor of Vertebrate Dissection, Dr.