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The Comparative Physiology of Internal Secretion


  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107502277

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  • Originally published in 1927 as the third instalment of the Cambridge Comparative Physiology series, this book examines the role of hormones in 'co-ordinating the activities of the organism'. Hogben illustrates the text with charts to illustrate key points, as well as photographs of animal specimens to demonstrate the role of certain secretions in processes such as growth and colour development. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of science.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107502277
    • length: 162 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.2kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Chemical co-ordination
    2. Adrenaline and neuromuscular co-ordination
    3. Internal secretion and the chromatic function
    4. Endocrine factors in secretory processes
    5. The relation of internal secretion to vasomotor regulation
    6. Endocrine factors in metabolism
    7. The rôle of the ductless glands in developmental processes

  • Author

    Lancelot T. Hogben

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