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Fish Physiology Vol. XII, Part A: The Cardiovascular System

ISBN: 9780123504357
Publisher: Academic Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 1992-09-23
Number of pages: 340
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This book and its companion, Fish Physiology, Volume 12, Part B, are the first major syntheses of recent advances, general concepts, and species diversity of fish in almost 25 years. It provides broad coverage of the major aspects of cardiovascular physiology and is a definitive sourcebook for the field. This book discusses the special design of the venous system in aquatic vertebrates, reviews the nature of the secondary circulation in fish, and discusses the probable absence of the lymphatic system. It is of value to teachers in comparative physiology as well as to the researcher.

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