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

Author:   Rui Diogo (Howard University College of Medicine, Washington DC, USA) ,  Josep M. Potau (University of Barcelona, Spain) ,  Juan F. Pastor (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain) ,  Felix J. dePaz (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
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9781578086948


Pages:   150
Publication Date:   21 January 2011
Format:   Hardback
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Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gorilla: With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles


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Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most anatomical regions of the body, along with textual information about the attachments, innervations, and weight of the reported muscles. The atlas is an up-to-date review of the anatomical variations within gorillas as well as an extensive list of the synonyms used in the literature to designate the structures covered in the book. It also contains dissection observations of other primates and vertebrates, which are crucial for examining and understanding the homologies between the muscular structures of gorillas, humans, and other taxa.

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Author:   Rui Diogo (Howard University College of Medicine, Washington DC, USA) ,  Josep M. Potau (University of Barcelona, Spain) ,  Juan F. Pastor (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain) ,  Felix J. dePaz (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint:   Science Publishers,U.S.
Weight:   0.476kg
ISBN:  

9781578086948


ISBN 10:   1578086949
Pages:   150
Publication Date:   21 January 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Rui Diogo: Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA Josep M. Potau: Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero: Department of Anatomy, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain Gaelle Bello: Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Mercedex Barbosa: Department of Anatomy, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain Bernard A. Wood: Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

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