Comp Vertebrate Evol & Anatomy
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Goals: To investigate the form and function of anatomical features of a variety of animals, using the comparative method to assess the relative importance of evolutionary history and differing environments on morphology. Dissection with be emphasized. Content: The evolution and integration of morphology, with emphasis on the roles of homology, ontogeny and adaptation to diverse environments as influences on form and function. Taught: Alternate years, spring term. Prerequisite: BIOL 1800 and 1820, or permission of instructor. NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course. Credits: 4
Ploger, Bonnie, "BIOL3400-BE.Comp Vertebrate Evol & Anatomy.Sp16.Ploger,Bonnie" (2016). Syllabi. 6541.