Respiratory Function in Birds, Adult and Embryonic

Satellite Symposium of the 27th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Paris 1977, held at the Max-Planck-Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen (FRG), July 28–30, 1977

  • Johannes Piiper
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Evolutionary Relationships from Reptiles to Birds and Mammals

  3. Adjustments to Changes in Oxygen Availability and Requirement: Hypoxia, Diving, and Flight

  4. The Avian Respiratory System: Structure and Function of Lungs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. A. S. King, D. Zoe King, M. A. Abdalla
      Pages 112-124
    3. J. Brackenbury, A. R. Akester
      Pages 125-128
    4. B. Burns, A. Everette James, G. Hutchins, G. Novak, R. R. Price
      Pages 129-135
    5. V. Molony
      Pages 142-147
  5. Control of Ventilation: Intrapulmonary Carbon Dioxide Sensitivity and Respiratory Centers

  6. Respiration of the Embryo: Eggshell, Embryonic Membranes, Circulation, and Blood

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 305-310

About these proceedings


Anatomie Birds Function Physiologie Ökologie

Editors and affiliations

  • Johannes Piiper
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung PhysiologieMax-Planck-Institut für Experimentelle MedizinGöttingenDeutschland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-66895-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-66894-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-6625
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