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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. C. A. Benzo
    Pages 1-36
  3. D. B. Meyer, M. R. Kare, J. R. Mason
    Pages 37-73
  4. A. L. Harvey, I. G. Marshall
    Pages 74-86
  5. B. Glick
    Pages 87-101
  6. P. D. Sturkie, P. Griminger
    Pages 102-129
  7. M. R. Fedde
    Pages 191-220
  8. G. C. Whittow
    Pages 221-252
  9. G. C. Whittow
    Pages 253-268
  10. R. L. Hazelwood
    Pages 303-325
  11. P. Griminger, C. G. Scanes
    Pages 326-344
  12. P. Griminger
    Pages 345-358
  13. P. D. Sturkie
    Pages 359-382
  14. C. G. Scanes
    Pages 383-402
  15. A. L. Johnson
    Pages 403-431
  16. A. L. Johnson
    Pages 432-451
  17. B. C. Wentworth, R. K. Ringer
    Pages 452-465
  18. A. D. Kenny
    Pages 466-478
  19. S. Harvey, C. G. Scanes, K. I. Brown
    Pages 479-493
  20. R. L. Hazelwood, D. C. Meyer
    Pages 494-504
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 505-516

About this book

Introduction

Since the publication of earlier editions, there has been The new edition has a number of new contributors, a considerable increase in research activity ina number who have written on the nervous system, sense organs, of areas, with each succeeding edition including new muscle, endocrines, reproduction, digestion and immu­ chapters and an expansion of knowledge in older chap­ nophysiology. Contributors from previous editions ters. have expanded their offerings considerably. The fourth edition contains two new chapters, on The authors are indebted to various investigators, muscle and immunophysiology, the latter an area journals and books for the many illustrations used. Indi­ where research on Aves has contributed significantly vidual acknowledgement is made in the legends and to our general knowledge of the subject. references. Preface to the 'Third Edition Since the publication of the first and second editions, pathways of birds and mammals. New contributors in­ there has been a considerable increase of research activ­ clude M. R. Fedde and T. B. Bolton, who have com­ ity in avian physiology in a number of areas, including pletely revised and expanded the chapters on respira­ endocrinology and reproduction, heart and circulation, tion and the nervous system, respectively, and J. G. respiration, temperature regulation, and to a lesser ex­ Rogers, Jr. , W. J. Mueller, H. Opel, and D. e. Meyer, who have made contributions to Chapters 2,16, 17, tent in some other areas. There appeared in 1972-1974 a four volume treatise and 19, respectively.

Keywords

Aves endocrinology mammals muscle nervous system physiology reproduction respiration system

Editors and affiliations

  • P. D. Sturkie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Animal SciencesCook College, Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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