Structure and function of nonmammalian vertebrate lungs

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The respiratory system of any animal species has its own characteristics, and there are more than a million species. The physiological diversity parallels the phenotypic diversity. From the body plan and from the main characteristics of the respiratory system, some simplifying models may be constructed that lead to clarification of the main general dispositions and to their possible working mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLung Development and Regeneration
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9781420030532
ISBN (Print)9780824754396
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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