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Published: 05 October 2017

1008 Pages

ISBN: 9781605357379

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Animal Physiology

Fourth Edition

Richard W. Hill, Gordon A. Wyse, and Margaret Anderson

Presents all the branches of modern animal physiology with a strong emphasis on integration of physiological knowledge, ecology, and evolutionary ...

New to this Edition:

  • Key updates, expanded discussions, improved organization, and additional pedagogical aids are featured in this new edition, with specific attention paid to the introductory chapter, and the chapters on physiological development and epigenetics, nutrition and digestion, thermal relations, sensory processes, endocrinology, animal navigation, control of movement, muscle, breathing, and osmoregulation
  • Greatly enhanced genomics content is incorporated into all relevant chapters
  • All figures were reviewed for pedagogical effectiveness; more than 100 figures or tables have been revised, and thirty-three new figures incorporated
  • All chapters have been updated based on the latest literature and terminology
  • Embracing opportunities for a "less is more" approach, hundreds of sentences and dozens of paragraphs have been improved for efficiency and effectiveness
  • References to the scientific literature are in-depth and updated
  • Online answers for all study questions are provided to instructors

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