BIOL 334

Comparative Animal Physiology

A study of function at the systems and cellular levels in a variety of animal forms with emphasis on fundamental physiological principles. Physiological adaptation to different habitats is also discussed. Laboratory involves application of various experimental techniques. Lab is required. Some labs require the dissection of earthworms, the use of crab blood, and may require the use of live tissue preparations.

Prerequisites: BIOL 111, 112, 212 and one year of college chemistry; BIOL 211 or MATH 160 recommended.