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1. Basal Chordates and Chordate Relationships. 2. Anatomy of the Lamprey. 3. The External Anatomy and Integument of Vertebrates. 4. The Cranial Skeleton. 5. The Axial Skeleton. 6. The Appendicular Skeleton. 7. The Muscular System. 8. The Sense Organs. 9. The Nervous System. 10. The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems. 11. The Cardiovascular and Haemolymphatic Systems. 12. The Excretory and Reproductive Systems. Appendix A. Word Roots. Appendix B. A Note on the Handling of Specimens. Appendix C. References. Index.

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Dominique G. Homberger is a Professor at Louisiana State University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, where she has been teaching for more than 20 years after earning a doctorate from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and a post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University. Well known for her studies on functional, ecological and evolutionary morphology of birds, Dr. Homberger has published two research monographs, numerous articles and book chapters, and four laboratory manuals. She has organized and edited several symposia on various subjects. She is an editor of Zoomorphology and Zoologischer Anzeiger, and a member of the editorial board of Journal of Biosciences. In recognition of her contributions, she has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Ornithologists' Union, and the Association for Women in Science. Warren F. Walker, Jr., is Emeritus Professor at Oberlin College, where he taught for 38 years after taking a Harvard doctorate. Well known for his articles on reptile anatomy and locomotion, Dr. Walker is the author of seven laboratory manuals and textbooks published in over 30 editions and in several translations. In addition to being the coauthor of Vertebrate Dissection, Dr. Walker is also coauthor of the Brooks/Cole title FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF THE VERTEBRATES, Third Edition by Liem/Bemis/Walker/Grande.

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1. Basal Chordates and Chordate Relationships. 2. Anatomy of the Lamprey. 3. The External Anatomy and Integument of Vertebrates. 4. The Cranial Skeleton. 5. The Axial Skeleton. 6. The Appendicular Skeleton. 7. The Muscular System. 8. The Sense Organs. 9. The Nervous System. 10. The Coelom and the Digestive and Respiratory Systems. 11. The Cardiovascular and Haemolymphatic Systems. 12. The Excretory and Reproductive Systems. Appendix A. Word Roots. Appendix B. A Note on the Handling of Specimens. Appendix C. References. Index.

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