Zoology (10th Edition) – Miller and Harley

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Download Zoology (10th Edition) – Miller and Harley written by Stephen A. Miller, John P. Harley in PDF format. This book is under the category Science and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 0077837274; 1259251748/9780077837273/ 9781259251740. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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The eBook by Harley and Miller; Zoology 10th edition (PDF) continues to offer students an introductory general zoology textbook that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats. It is a principles-oriented textbook written for the non-majors or the combined course; presented at the sophomore or freshman level.

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Additional information

book-author

Stephen A. Miller, John P. Harley

publisher

McGraw-Hill Education; 10th Edition

file-type

PDF

pages

640 pages

language

English

asin

B015RSR5BG

isbn10

0077837274; 1259251748

isbn13

9780077837273/ 9781259251740

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover……Page 1
Zoology……Page 2
BRIEF CONTENTS……Page 4
CONTENTS……Page 5
PREFACE……Page 10
Chapter Outline……Page 20
Zoology: An Evolutionary Perspective……Page 21
Zoology: An Ecological Perspective……Page 24
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 27
Concept Review Questions……Page 28
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 29
What Are Cells?……Page 30
Cell Membranes……Page 32
Movement Across Membranes……Page 34
Cytoplasm, Organelles, and Cellular Components……Page 38
The Nucleus: Information Center……Page 44
Tissues……Page 45
Organs……Page 50
Organ Systems……Page 51
Concept Review Questions……Page 53
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 54
Chapter Outline……Page 55
Eukaryotic Chromosomes……Page 56
The Cell Cycle and Mitotic Cell Division……Page 58
Meiosis: The Basis of Sexual Reproduction……Page 60
DNA: The Genetic Material……Page 62
Inheritance Patterns in Animals……Page 69
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 74
Summary……Page 75
Concept Review Questions……Page 76
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 77
Pre-Darwinian Theories of Change……Page 78
Darwin’s Early Years and His Journey……Page 79
Early Development of Darwin’s Ideas of Evolution……Page 80
The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection……Page 82
Microevolution, Macroevolution, and Evidence of Macroevolutionary Change……Page 85
Summary……Page 95
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 96
Populations and Gene Pools……Page 97
Must Evolution Happen?……Page 98
Evolutionary Mechanisms……Page 99
Species and Speciation……Page 105
Rates of Evolution……Page 108
Molecular Evolution……Page 109
Summary……Page 110
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 111
Animals and Their Abiotic Environment……Page 112
Biotic Factors: Populations……Page 114
Biotic Factors: Interspecific Interactions……Page 116
Communities……Page 118
Trophic Structure of Ecosystems……Page 120
Cycling within Ecosystems……Page 122
Ecological Problems……Page 124
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 128
Summary……Page 129
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 130
Taxonomy and Phylogeny……Page 131
Patterns of Organization……Page 139
Higher Animal Taxonomy……Page 143
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 147
Evolutionary Perspective of the Protists……Page 148
Life within a Single Plasma Membrane……Page 150
Protists and Protozoan Taxonomy……Page 152
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 162
Summary……Page 165
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 166
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 167
Phylum Porifera……Page 170
Phylum Cnidaria……Page 175
Phylum Ctenophora……Page 184
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 186
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 187
Summary……Page 189
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 190
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 191
Platyzoa: Phylum Platyhelminthes……Page 193
Platyzoa: Smaller Phyla……Page 204
Other Lophotrochozoans……Page 209
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 213
Summary……Page 214
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 215
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 216
Molluscan Characteristics……Page 217
Class Gastropoda……Page 219
Class Bivalvia……Page 223
Class Cephalopoda……Page 227
Class Polyplacophora……Page 232
Class Scaphopoda……Page 233
Class Caudofoveata……Page 234
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 235
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 236
Summary……Page 237
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 238
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 239
Annelid Structure and Function……Page 242
Clade (Class) Errantia……Page 247
Clade (Class) Sedentaria……Page 249
Basal Annelid Groups……Page 255
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 256
Summary……Page 258
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 259
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 260
Phylum Nematoda (Roundworms)……Page 261
Other Ecdysozoan Phyla……Page 268
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 271
Concept Review Questions……Page 272
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 273
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 274
Metamerism and Tagmatization……Page 275
The Exoskeleton……Page 276
The Hemocoel……Page 278
Subphylum Trilobitomorpha……Page 279
Subphylum Chelicerata……Page 280
Subphylum Myriapoda……Page 288
Summary……Page 290
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 291
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 292
Subphylum Crustacea……Page 293
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 301
Subphylum Hexapoda……Page 303
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 315
Summary……Page 318
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 319
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 320
Phylum Echinodermata……Page 321
Phylum Hemichordata……Page 331
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 332
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 335
Concept Review Questions……Page 337
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 338
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 339
Phylum Chordata……Page 340
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 345
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 348
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 349
Survey of Fishes……Page 352
Evolutionary Pressures……Page 359
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 366
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 367
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 370
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 371
Survey of Amphibians……Page 373
Evolutionary Pressures……Page 376
Amphibians in Peril……Page 386
Further Phylogenetic Considerations……Page 387
Summary……Page 388
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 389
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 390
Survey of the Reptiles……Page 393
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 397
Evolutionary Pressures……Page 398
Summary……Page 406
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 407
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 408
Evolutionary Pressures……Page 411
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 425
Summary……Page 426
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 427
Evolutionary Perspective……Page 428
Diversity of Mammals……Page 430
Evolutionary Pressures……Page 433
WILDLIFE ALERT……Page 444
Human Evolution……Page 446
Summary……Page 452
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 453
Protection: Integumentary Systems……Page 454
Movement and Support: Skeletal Systems……Page 459
Movement: Nonmuscular Movement and Muscular Systems……Page 464
Summary……Page 472
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 473
Neurons: The Basic Functional Units of the Nervous System……Page 474
Neuron Communication……Page 476
Invertebrate Nervous Systems……Page 480
Vertebrate Nervous Systems……Page 481
Sensory Reception……Page 486
Invertebrate Sensory Receptors……Page 488
Vertebrate Sensory Receptors……Page 492
Summary……Page 501
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 502
Chemical Messengers……Page 504
Hormones and Their Feedback Systems……Page 506
Mechanisms of Hormone Action……Page 507
Some Hormones of Invertebrates……Page 508
An Overview of the Vertebrate Endocrine System……Page 511
Endocrine Systems of Vertebrates Other Than Birds or Mammals……Page 512
Endocrine Systems of Birds and Mammals……Page 514
Evolution of Endocrine Systems……Page 522
Concept Review Questions……Page 523
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 524
Transport Systems in Invertebrates……Page 525
Transport Systems in Vertebrates……Page 528
The Hearts and Circulatory Systems of Bony Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles……Page 531
The Hearts and Circulatory Systems of Birds, Crocodilians, and Mammals……Page 533
Gas Exchange……Page 535
Vertebrate Respiratory Systems……Page 537
Human Respiratory System……Page 542
Evolution of Respiratory Pigments……Page 545
Concept Review Questions……Page 546
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 547
Evolution of Nutrition……Page 548
The Metabolic Fates of Nutrients in Heterotrophs……Page 549
Digestion……Page 552
Animal Strategies for Getting and Using Food……Page 553
Diversity in Digestive Structures: Invertebrates……Page 556
Diversity in Digestive Structures: Vertebrates……Page 558
The Mammalian Digestive System……Page 563
Concept Review Questions……Page 570
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 571
Homeostasis and Temperature Regulation……Page 572
Invertebrate Excretory Systems……Page 581
Vertebrate Excretory Systems……Page 584
Concept Review Questions……Page 593
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 594
Asexual Reproduction in Invertebrates……Page 595
Sexual Reproduction in Invertebrates……Page 598
Sexual Reproduction in Vertebrates……Page 599
Examples of Reproduction among Various Vertebrate Classes……Page 600
The Human Male Reproductive System……Page 603
The Human Female Reproductive System……Page 606
Prenatal Development and Birth in a Human……Page 610
Summary……Page 615
Analysis and Application Questions……Page 616
Credits……Page 617
Index……Page 620

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