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ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes research on the anatomy and physiology of the House Sparrow based on organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, ... More


Sex

William J. Jenkins and Jill B. Becker

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0029
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides an overview of the reproductive systems and the neural systems that mediate sexual behavior, and discusses how to study sexual behavior in male and female rats. It shows that ... More


Chondrichthyan Reproduction

John A. Musick

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Reproduction in marine fishes exhibits a remarkable level of biological diversity and sophistication. Nowhere is this more evident than in the chondrichthyans, which share the character of an ... More


Functional Anatomy of the Reproductive System

Laura S. Lόpez Greco

in Functional Morphology and Diversity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter briefly describes the diversity in the functional morphology of the crustacean reproductive organs from both macroscopic and microscopic approaches. The genital ducts in both females and ... More


As Who Dare Gaze the Sun: Anna Morandi Manzolini's Wax Anatomies of the Male Reproductive System and Genitalia

Rebecca Messbarger

in Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the study of the male reproductive system and genitalia by the eighteenth-century Bolognese anatomist and anatomical wax modeler Anna Morandi Manzolini, and also discusses ... More


Reproduction and Life Cycle

Judith S. Weis

in Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450501
eISBN:
9780801466045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450501.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter analyzes the crab’s reproductive system and life cycles as well as the major differences between its sexes. It shows how one can determine a crab’s sex through certain physical markers. ... More


Two Kinds of Trees: Conifers and Broadleafs

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter considers the contrast between the two kinds of tree. Not all conifers are evergreen, and not all broadleafs are deciduous. The differences between them are profound, so much so that it ... More


Monstrous Issues: The Uterus as Riddle in Early Modern Medical Texts

Lori Schroeder Haslem

in The Female Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314728
eISBN:
9781846316289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316289.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the female reproductive system, like riddles, occupy a complex position within the various cultures and at various historical moments. It discusses the proliferation of early ... More


A.T. “Sandy” Sandison (1923–1982)

Don Brothwell

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of A. T. “Sandy” Sandison. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Sandison was a well-respected and outstanding ... More


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