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The Amniote Nose
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The Amniote Nose (Hardback)

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There is a lack of comprehensive work integrating state-of-the-art knowledge on vertebrate sensory organs. The proposed volume fills this void for the nose of amniotes (mammals, reptiles, birds). Unlike other paired sense organs, the nose combines its primary sensory function - olfaction - with other important but under-appreciated physiological functions. The book details differences and similarities in form and function of the nose, and highlights areas of knowledge still requiring investigation. This is the first volume to combine various aspects of biologic investigation of a single sensory organ in vertebrates. Further, the book has important applications for biomedical research.

Science & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciencesAnimal physiologyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesZoology & animal sciencesZoology: Vertebrates Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 15/02/2021 ISBN-13: 9781138198173  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Tomasz Owerkowicz is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at California State University, San Bernardino. His lab works on the correspondence of form and function in vertebrate animals and integrates experimental techniques of comparative physiology and functional morphology. Two broad categories are the primary focus - cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal structure and function.

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