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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title General and comparative physiology
Author Hoar, William Stewart,
Publisher Prentice-Hall
Year Published 1966
OCLC Number 00180693
Subjects Physiology, Comparative. ; Physiologie compare.
Additional Subjects Physiology, Comparative
Holdings
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ELDM  QP31.H57 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 06/29/2001
Collation xii, 815 p. illus. 25 cm.
Notes
Bibliography: p. 741-788.
Contents Notes
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.