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By Geoffrey Bourne

Hearts and Heart-Like Organs, quantity 1: Comparative Anatomy and improvement makes a speciality of the complexities of the guts and heart-like organs in quite a few species, from the invertebrates and the decrease vertebrates to people. extra in particular, it investigates the hearts of worms and mollusks, urochordates and cephalochordates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and people.
Organized into eleven chapters, this quantity starts with an outline of myogenic hearts and their starting place, the circulatory process of the annelids, and the worried keep an eye on and pharmacology of mollusk hearts. It then discusses the phyletic relationships and movement structures of primitive chordates, cardiovascular functionality within the decrease vertebrates, nice constitution of the guts and heart-like organs in cyclostomes, and effective constitution in addition to impulse propagation and ultrastructure of lymph hearts in amphibians and reptiles. It additionally explains the neural regulate of the avian middle, practical and nonfunctional determinants of mammalian cardiac anatomy, postnatal improvement of the center, and anatomy of the mammalian middle. The e-book concludes with a bankruptcy at the anatomy of the human pericardium and center.
This e-book is a worthwhile source for organic and biomedical researchers enthusiastic about the anatomy and body structure of the heart.

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