comparative anatomy

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the study of anatomical features of animals of different species

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I think there are two reasons that American Anatomies is so conflicted and evasive a book--three, perhaps, if you're not convinced that its range of topics has a sufficient internal logic linking comparative anatomy to lynching to the sci-fi film Enemy Mine.
Comparative Anatomy is a discipline that deals with the study of the changes occurring during embryonic development (ontogenetic change) and throughout the evolutionary history (phylogenetic change) of the different groups of vertebrates, mainly gnathostomes (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals).
(Campbell & Reece, 2005) As part of the lab experience, students must research comparative anatomy to determine possible reasons for these differences.
Comparative anatomy of the young stem, node, and leaf of the Bonnetiacae, including observations on a foliar endodermis.
The authors have organized the seventeen chapters that make up the main body of their text into two parts devoted to the dog and the cat and comparative anatomy and physiology.
Anatomy of human mitral valve in adult cadaver and comparative anatomy of the valve.
Coverage begins with comparative anatomy and basic concepts, then proceeds to atlantoaxial dislocation; trauma, degenerative disorders, and infections; tumors; and miscellaneous topics.
We chose to use data from fossils, comparative anatomy and comparative biochemistry to develop students' understanding, largely because of the need to encompass a breadth of other material (natural history, anatomy, DNA) in the same short time period.
With comparative anatomy, evolutionary differentiation, functional adaptation and ontogenetic development in mind, Ditrich (Institute for Zoology, Vienna) analyzes the work of the kidney and its essential role in the regulation of water, salts and nitrogenous wastes.
The book covers the musculoskeletal system of a 28-week human trisomy 18 cyclopia fetus; the comparative anatomy of muscular anomalies in trisomies 13,18, and 21; cyclopia, trisomic anomalies, and order-versus-chaos in development and evolution; digits and muscles: topology-directed muscle attachment; and evolutionary mechanisms and mouse models for Down syndrome.
Hennenberg (biological anthropology and comparative anatomy, U.
However, by the mid-1950s, the focus of the high school biology course was classification of life forms with much classroom work devoted to comparative anatomy. Do we teach the same content now?
He uses philosophical, historical and theoretical perspectives from which to examine and reinterpret the fossil record, genetics, and comparative anatomy and physiology of humans and other primates.
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