General and comparative physiology / William S. Hoar.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1966.

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Subjects Physiologie compareĢe.
Physiology, Comparative.
Series Prentice-Hall biological science series.
Description xii, 815 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 741-788) and index.
Contents The origins of animals and their environment -- Regulatory mechanisms -- Nutrition -- The exchange of gases -- The internal fluid environment and its circulation -- The vascular fluids -- The transformation of energy -- Excretion -- Environmental relations -- Physiological compensation for environmental variation -- Temperature -- Ionic and osmotic balance -- The gaseous environment -- Pressure and buoyancy -- Light -- Nervous integration and animal activity -- Irritability -- Receptor mechanisms and chemoreception -- Photoreception -- Reception of mechanical and thermal stimuli -- Effector organs and the physiology of movement -- Electrical discharge, light production and color changes -- Nervous integration -- Reproduction and development -- Reproduction -- Endocrine regulation of reproduction -- Growth and development.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)180693
(OCoLC)ocm00180693
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WorldCat Identities Hoar, William Stewart, 1913-2006.
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