Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution by Kardong

By Kardong

This one-semester textual content is designed for an upper-level majors path. Vertebrates contains a special emphasis on functionality and evolution of vertebrates, whole anatomical aspect, and ideal pedagogy. Vertebrate teams are equipped phylogenetically, and their platforms mentioned inside of this sort of context. Morphology is ultimate, however the writer has constructed and built-in an knowing of functionality and evolution into the dialogue of anatomy of a few of the systems.

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