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Size and problems of scaling. Those readers who teach physiology may wish to see a listing of changes and improvements.

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Animal Physiology : Adaptation and Environment

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Brilliant book, easy to understand and a pleasure to read. As with previous editions, students, teachers as well as researchers will find this schmidt-nelsen a valuable and enjoyable companion to course work and research.

NOw in its fifth edition, the textbook has been extensively updated to take into account recent developments in the field. Physiolkgy pages Title Page. There will be very few experienced physiologists who will not gain a greater understanding of their subject from this account The text is written for those who want to know how things work, what animals do, and how they do it.

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The book is schmidt-nilsen at upper level college students and graduate students of comparative physiology.

Temperature heat and heat transfer. The respiration chapters contain new material on fish respiration, on lungless salamanders, and on the oxygen supply to birds’ eggs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Duke Professor in the Department of Biology. Description This is the fully revised and updated fourth edition of the acclaimed Animal Physiology, a survey emphasizing fundamental principles. As a new feature, each chapter now begins with a brief synopsis, outlining its essential features and the fundamental principles to be discussed.

He was educated in Oslo and Copenhagen. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Archived from the original on January 3, Born in TrondheimNorway. Size and problems of scaling. Adaptation and environment James B. International Prize for Biology References to this book Fish Swimming J.

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It is not only about how animals function, but about the problems of living and how animals solve them. Animal physiology Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Snippet view – The book deals with such traditional physiological subjects as respiration, circulation and digestion, arranged according to major environmental features: Account Options Sign in.


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Knut Schmidt-Nielsen — “. These subjects are treated in thirteen chapters, arranged according to major en- vironmental features: The book is written for the student who wants to know what animals do and how they do anjmal. Journal of Experimental Biology. He became a student in the laboratory of August Krogh in Copenhagen in How nerve cells function.

References and Additional reading. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society.

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Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen divorced Margareta Claesson m. Temperature heat and heat transfer. It is also about aspects of physiol- ogy that I schmidt-nielssen particularly fascinating or in- teresting. Certainly made my Zoology studies a lot more enjoyable, if only other textbooks were written like this.

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