By David O. Norris

This sequence of volumes represents a entire and built-in remedy of copy in vertebrates from fishes of all kinds via mammals. it's designed to supply a readable, coordinated description of reproductive fundamentals in each one workforce of vertebrates in addition to an advent to the newest developments in reproductive examine and our realizing of reproductive occasions. while each one bankruptcy and every quantity is meant to face on my own as a overview of that subject or vertebrate team, respectively, the volumes are ready on the way to offer a radical topical remedy around the vertebrates. Terminology has been standardized around the volumes to minimize confusion the place a number of names exist within the literature, and a finished thesaurus of those phrases and their substitute names is equipped. *A whole, crucial and recent reference for learn scientists engaged on vertebrate hormones and copy - and on animlals as types in human reproductive research.*Covers the endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, body structure, behaviour and anatomy of vertebrate reproduction.*Structured assurance of the foremost issues for all 5 vertebrate teams permits a constant remedy for all.*Special chapters difficult on beneficial properties particular to person vertebrate teams and to comparative elements, similarities and ameliorations among them.

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