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Cambridge University PressApr 10, – Science – pages. Animal Physiology schmidt-nielxen the acclaimed textbook by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen for all undergraduate and graduate courses in physiology. NOw in its fifth edition, the textbook has been extensively updated to take into account recent developments in the field. Numerous new references and figures have been added, and the use of color to highlight illustrations and text guides the reader through each chapter.
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Environmenf Review – Flag as inappropriate Excellent Book. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Brilliant book, easy to understand and a pleasure to read. Selected pages Title Page. Comparing water and air. References and Additional reading. Muscle what it is. The physics of flow in tubes. Blood coagulation and hemostasis. Metabolic rate and body size.
Size and problems of scaling. Tolerance to cold and freezing. Temperature heat and heat transfer.
Animal Physiology: Adaptation and Environment
Body temperature in coldblooded animals. How nerve cells function.
Transmission and sorting of sensory information. Logarithmic and exponential equations.
Animal Physiology : Adaptation and Environment
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