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- ISBN: 9780123750600 | 0123750601
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/25/2010
The Dissection of Vertebrates provides students with a manual combining pedalogical effective text with high-quality, accurate, and attractive visual references. Using a systemic approach within a systematic framework for each vertebrate, this book covers several animals commonly used in providing an anatomical transition sequence. Seven animals are covered: lamprey, shark, perch, mudpuppy, frog, pigeon and cat. New to this edition: - Revision of the systemic section of the introductory chapter to maintain currency - Corrections to several parts of the existing text and images - New comparative skull sections included as part of the existing vertebrates - Companion site with image bank* Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators * Winner of the NYSM Jury award for the Rock Dove Air Sacs, Lateral and Ventral Views illustration * Expertly rendered award-winning illustrations accompany the detailed, clear dissection direction * Organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation * Offers coverage of a wide range of vertebrates * Full-color, strong pedagogical aids in a convenient lay-flat presentation * Expanded and updated features on phylogenic coverage, mudpuppy musculature and comparative mammalian skulls