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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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


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

Table of Contents

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


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About the Author

Gerardo De Iuliis

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Dino Pulera

Affiliations and Expertise

Certified Medical Illustrator, Maple, Ontario, Canada

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