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Maina, John N.

The Biology of the Avian Respiratory System

Maina, John N. - The Biology of the Avian Respiratory System, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Evolution of Birds with Implications from New Fossil Evidences
Min Wang, Zhonghe Zhou

2. The Avian Lingual and Laryngeal Apparatus Within the Context of the Head and Jaw Apparatus, with Comparisons to the Mammalian Condition: Functional Morphology and Biomechanics of Evaporative Cooling, Feeding, Drinking, and Vocalization
Dominique G. Homberger

3. Pulmonary Transformations of Vertebrates
C. G. Farmer

4. Flying High: The Unique Physiology of Birds that Fly at High Altitudes
Graham R. Scott, Neal J. Dawson

5. Molecular Aspects of Avian Lung Development
Rute S. Moura, Jorge Correia-Pinto

6. Development of the Airways and the Vasculature in the Lungs of Birds
Andrew N. Makanya

7. Structure and Function of Avian Pulmonary Capillaries: Comparison with Mammals
John B. West

8. Functional Design of the Mature Avian Respiratory System
John N. Maina

9. Structure and Function of the Shell and the Chorioallantoic Membrane of the Avian Egg: Embryonic Respiration
John N. Maina

Keywords: Life Sciences, Animal Physiology, Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319441535
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-44152-8

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