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Comparative Biology of the Skin

R. I. Spearman

Comparative Biology of the Skin

Zoological Society of London Symposia, No. 39 (Symposia of the Zoological Society of London)

by R. I. Spearman

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Published by Academic Pr .
Written in English


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Number of Pages444
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Open LibraryOL7328844M
ISBN 100126133395
ISBN 109780126133394

The first known study of comparative developmental anatomy was undertaken by Aristotle in the fourth century b.c.e. He noted the different ways that animals are born: from eggs (oviparity, as in birds, frogs, and most invertebrates), by live birth (viviparity, as in eutherian mammals), or by producing an egg that hatches inside the body (ovoviviparity, as in certain reptiles and sharks). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

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Abstract. SYNOPSIS What distinguishes man from all other primates is his archaic hair cover Nearly all the details that make his skin unique aie traceable to this single fact In vatious degrees,all nonhuman primates have a good pelage,which is characterized by some morphological and physiological similarities but often differs even between closely relatedspecies It can be thick or thin,short.

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