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Since the ebook of previous variations, there was the recent version has a few new members, a substantial bring up in learn task ina quantity who've written at the frightened procedure, experience organs, of parts, with every one succeeding variation together with new muscle, endocrines, copy, digestion and immu­ chapters and a ramification of information in older chap­ nophysiology. participants from prior versions ters. have improved their choices significantly. The fourth version includes new chapters, at the authors are indebted to numerous investigators, muscle and immunophysiology, the latter a space journals and books for the various illustrations used. Indi­ the place learn on Aves has contributed considerably vidual acknowledgement is made within the legends and to our normal wisdom of the topic. references. Preface to the 'Third variation because the booklet of the 1st and moment variants, pathways of birds and mammals. New participants in­ there was a substantial raise of study activ­ clude M. R. Fedde and T. B. Bolton, who've com­ ity in avian body structure in a couple of parts, together with pletely revised and extended the chapters on respira­ endocrinology and copy, center and flow, tion and the fearful procedure, respectively, and J. G. breathing, temperature rules, and to a lesser ex­ Rogers, Jr. , W. J. Mueller, H. Opel, and D. e. Meyer, who've made contributions to Chapters 2,16, 17, tent in another parts. There seemed in 1972-1974 a 4 quantity treatise and 19, respectively.

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E. 1. Nervous System Reubi. (1981). Glutamatergic pathways in the pigeon and the rat brain. Adv. Biochem. , 27, 57. A. Rebollo. (1967). The neuromuscular spindles in the adult chicken. 1. Morphology. , 67,437. D. (1982). The Glycogen Body. In "Avian Biology," Vol. S. R. ). New York: Academic Press, p. 341. A. Benzo. (1976). Ultrastructural characterization of the accessory lobes of Lachi (Hofmann's Nuclei) in the nerve cord of the chick. I. Axoglial synapses. ]. Exp. , 198,97. A. Benzo. (1978).

In achieving lum. This input is responsible for controlling fixation flight, birds have become more dependent on their of the bird' s visual field during movements of the body. highly developed senses of vision and balance rather These three cranial nerves also carry afferent impulses than on the ability to smell or to taste. Although less to the brain from proprioceptors within the muscle developed in the bird, the perceptual capacity for olfac- spindles of the extrinsic eye muscles. Residing near the chief nucleus (somatic motor) of tory and gustatory stimuli most likely exists in all avian the oculomotor nerve is an accessory (Edinger-Westspecies.

101,317. H. (1967a). Visual intensity discrimination in pigeons following unilateral and bilateral tectal lesions. ]. Compo Physiol. , 63, 172. H. (1967b). The hyperstriatal region of the avian forebrain. A lesion study of possible functions including its role in cardiac and respiratory conditioning. ]. , 131, 559. P. Schade, ]. Sedlacek, R. e. Bot. (1967). Developmental patterns in the central nervous system of birds. I. Electrical activity in the cerebral hemisphere, optic lobe & cerebellum.

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