Comparative Physiology of Thermoregulation: Special Aspects by G. Causey Whittow PDF

By G. Causey Whittow

ISBN-10: 0127476032

ISBN-13: 9780127476032

Comparative body structure of Thermoregulation, quantity III: particular elements of Thermoregulation makes an attempt to do 3 issues: It completes the taxonomic association of the 1st volumes, with a bankruptcy at the ""primitive"" mammals. It offers with specific points of thermoregulation. Aquatic mammals needs to be thought of during this type simply because they're the one ""warm-blooded"" animals that stay in a medium which has an immense cooling strength in comparison with that of air. Torpidity is a dramatic thermoregulatory phenomenon displayed by way of in basic terms convinced teams of mammals, whereas the baby mammal faces distinct difficulties in thermoregulation that distinguish it from the grownup. ultimately, the final bankruptcy enhances the association of the 1st volumes through its remedy of the evolution of thermoregulation from the point of view of physiological platforms instead of periods of animals.
It used to be before everything was hoping that this three-volume treatise would offer an invaluable reference paintings for the comparative physiologist. The reception accorded to the 1st volumes means that this desire has been principally learned. although, it seems that the books have their maximum attract these engaged within the examine of physiological ecology, and this lends to the paintings a foreign money which was once no longer completely expected on the time of its conception.

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