The Dissection of Vertebrates - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120887767, 9780080477350

The Dissection of Vertebrates

1st Edition

A Laboratory Manual

Authors: Gerardo De Iuliis Dino Pulera
eBook ISBN: 9780080477350
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 3rd August 2006
Page Count: 304
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Description

The Dissection of Vertebrates covers several vertebrates commonly used in providing a transitional sequence in morphology. With illustrations on seven vertebrates – lamprey, shark, perch, mudpuppy, frog, cat, pigeon – this is the first book of its kind to include high-quality, digitally rendered illustrations.

This book received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators. It is organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation.

This illustrated, full-color primary dissection manual is ideal for use by students or practitioners working with vertebrate anatomy. This book is also recommended for researchers in vertebrate and functional morphology and comparative anatomy. The result of this exceptional work offers the most comprehensive treatment than has ever before been available.

Key Features

  • Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators
  • Expertly rendered award-winning illustrations accompany the detailed, clear dissection direction
  • Organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation
  • Offers coverage of a wide range of vertebrates
  • Full-color, strong pedagogical aids in a convenient lay-flat presentation

Readership

Undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners of vertebrate morphology, comparative anatomy and paleontology

Table of Contents

  1. The Craniata and Vertebrata
    2. Systems of the Vertebrate Body
    3. Lamprey
    4. Shark
    5. Perch
    6. Mudpuppy
    7. Frog
    8. Cat
    9. Pigeon

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080477350

About the Author

Gerardo De Iuliis

Gerardo De Iuliis, PhD, is currently teaching Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy at the University of Toronto, and Evolution and Anatomy and Physiology courses at George Brown College. He has published numerous papers, and his frist book, The Dissection of Vertebrates, has been well received by instructors, researchers and students.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Dino Pulera

Dino Pulerá, MScBMC, CMI, was the first recipient of the John J. Lanzendorf PaleoArt Award from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology for best paleontological technical illustration in 2010. Dino worked as a medical and scientific illustrator and animator producing visuals, predominately for undergraduate textbook publications, and he currently works for a medical legal studio as an art director and medical illustrator.

Affiliations and Expertise

Certified Medical Illustrator, Maple, Ontario, Canada

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