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Veterinary Medicine > Veterinary Medicine
The Evolutionary, Structural and Functional Biology of the Avian Respiratory System
Maina, John N.
ISBN 13: 
9781498764988
ISBN 10: 
1498764983
Category: 
Veterinary Medicine
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Taylor & Francis
Format: 
Cloth
Status: 
Publication Cancelled
Imprint: 
CRC Press
Affiliation: 
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Pages: 
350
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
149.95
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:

The book will broadly examine and synthesize aspects of the evolution, development, structure and function of the avian respiratory system and the lung-air sac system. The following questions will be answered: from where did the avian respiratory system originate?; how did it form?; how is it built?; how does it function? and; how does the functional design of the system allow and sustain powered flight and flight at high altitude? The chapters will be contributed by an international group of researchers who are renowned authorities in their areas of specialization.


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