Volume 5 - Animal Structure & Function

Volume 5 - Animal Structure & Function

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Renowned for its writing style and trendsetting art, ANIMAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION engages students with relevant applications and encourages critical thinking. The new edition offers a new Learning Roadmap in each chapter to help students gain a full understanding. Students are able to focus on key concepts, make connections to other concepts, and see where the material is leading. Helpful learning tools like the section-ending Take-Home Messages and the on-page running glossary ensure they grasp key points. Carefully balancing accessibility and the level of detail, the authors enable students to go beyond rote memorization and prepare them to make important decisions in life that require an understanding of biology and the process of science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.I Signals from receptors in the skin, joints, muscles, and internal organs flow through the spinal cord to the brain. I Links to ... In contrast, visceral sensations, which arise from neurons in the walls of soft internal organs, are often difficult to pinpoint. It is easy to ... Receptor endings of sensory neurons may be either surrounded by some sort of capsule or free (unenclosed) in the tissue. ... Concentric layers of connective tissue wrap around the receptor endings of many sensory receptors.

Title:Volume 5 - Animal Structure & Function
Author:Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart, Christine Evers
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01


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