Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Chimpanzees: With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Function and Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

Author:   Rui Diogo ,  Josep M. Potau ,  Juan F. Pastor
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780367380359


Pages:   166
Publication Date:   23 October 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Chimpanzees: With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Function and Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles


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Chimpanzees, including common chimpanzees and bonobos, are our closest living relatives. This book, which is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pan, adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla and Hylobates previously published by the same authors. These three books are part of a series of monographs that will set out the comparative and phylogenetic context of the gross anatomy and evolutionary history of the soft tissue morphology of modern humans and their closest relatives. The atlas, which includes detailed high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most anatomical regions of the body as well as textual information about the attachments, innervation, function and weight of the respective muscles, is based on dissections of up to 12 chimpanzees and on an extensive review of the literature. It provides an updated review of the anatomical variations within chimpanzees as well as an extensive list of the synonyms used in the literature. The book is designed for students, teachers and researchers studying primatology, comparative anatomy, functional morphology, zoology, and physical anthropology and to medical students, doctors and researchers who are curious about the origin, evolution, homology and variations of the musculoskeletal structures of modern humans.

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Author:   Rui Diogo ,  Josep M. Potau ,  Juan F. Pastor
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
Weight:   0.310kg
ISBN:  

9780367380359


ISBN 10:   0367380358
Pages:   166
Publication Date:   23 October 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Introduction and Aims. Methodology and Material. Head and Neck Musculature. Pectoral and Upper Limb Musculature. Trunk and Back Musculature. Diaphragmatic and Abdominal Musculature. Perineal, Coccygeal and Anal Musculature. Pelvic and Lower Limb Musculature. Figures. Appendix I: Literature Including Information about the Muscles of Chimpanzees. Appendix II: Literature Cited, Not Included Information about the Muscles of Chimpanzees.

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Diogo, Rui; Potau, Josep M.; Pastor, Juan F.

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