Jan 21, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020
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BIOL 345 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy


A comparative analysis of vertebrate morphology with an emphasis on how form relates to function. Students will trace the evolution of vertebrate characters and examine how morphology may be explained by phylogeny, environmental pressures, ontogeny, and/or individual variation. The laboratory will involve detailed anatomical study of representative vertebrates with an emphasis on form and function. Lectures and laboratory.

Pre-req: BIOL 251 
Co-req: BIOL 345L 
4 credits



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