Principles of Design and Function of Circulatory Systems

  • M. R. Tripp
Part of the Comparative Pathobiology book series (CPATH, volume 6)


These introductory remarks address morphological and functional aspects of invertebrate circulatory systems. Particular emphasis is being placed on vascular fluids and their contained cells, their interaction and roles in defense mechanisms.


Free Amino Acid Frictional Resistance Comparative Physiology Tubular System Free Amino Acid Composition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Tripp
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  1. 1.School of Life and Health SciencesUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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