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This fourth edition has been updated in all chapters where there is essential new information, yet the general outline of the book remains the same. These subjects are treated in thirteen chapters, arranged according to major en- vironmental features: Retrieved 23 September Numerous new references and figures have been added, and the use of color schmidt-mielsen highlight illustrations and text guides the reader through each chapter.

Includes bibliographies and index. Selected pages Title Page.

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Animal physiology Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Snippet view – Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Every chapter is revised, important new information is added, and some chapters cover their subjects in greater depth than in the first edition. Videler Limited preview – Transmission and sorting of sensory information.

There are nearly two hundred new references, chosen with an emphasis on recent developments. It should con- tinue to appeal to teachers and students as a leading introduction to the field.


The text deals with the familiar subjects of physiology: The result is an enlightening, cohesive, read- able, and enjoyable text by one of the world’s foremost animal physiologists.

Schmidt-Nielsen published over scientific papers and wrote the authoritative text on animal physiology. Blood coagulation and hemostasis. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In clear and stimulating style, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen introduces and develops the fundamental principles of animal physiology according to major environmental features – oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water.

This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Other editions – View all Animal Physiology: Comparing water and air. How nerve cells function. Certainly made my Zoology studies a lot more enjoyable, if only other textbooks were written like this. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Cambridge University PressApr 10, – Science – pages.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Book ratings by Goodreads. Animal physiology Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Snippet view – As a new feature, each chapter now begins with a brief synopsis, outlining its essential features and the fundamental principles to be discussed.

The aquatic environment Adaptation and environment James B. References and Additional reading. How nerve cells function. There will be very few experienced physiologists who will not gain a greater understanding of their subject from this account The structure of the book is unchanged from the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures.


As in the previous editions, these are introduced and developed according to major environmental features – oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water. Why do moths drink from puddles?

Those readers who teach physiology may wish to see a listing of changes and improvements. Muscle what it is. Muscle what it is. Description This is the fully revised and updated fourth edition of the acclaimed Animal Physiology, a survey emphasizing fundamental principles.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x 34mm 1, New concepts on the biological impor- tance. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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Animal Physiology : Adaptation and Environment

Central to this popular textbook is its focus on the fundamental principles of animal physiology. Duke University Alumni Magazine. Tolerance to cold and freezing.

As before, I consider that the understanding of principles is more important than the mere ac- cumulation of facts that can smother in boredom the curiosity of interested young people.

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