Vertebrates : Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution, by Kardong, Kenneth
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- ISBN: 9780073040585 | 0073040584
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/27/2008
This one-semester text is designed for an upper-level majors course. Vertebrates features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Vertebrate groups are organized phylogenetically, and their systems discussed within such a context. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and integrated an understanding of function and evolution into the discussion of anatomy of the various systems.