Animal Physiology From Genes to Organisms by Lauralee Sherwood

By Lauralee Sherwood

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Glands are formed during embryonic development by pockets of epithelial tissue that dip inward from the surface. There are two categories of glands: exocrine and endocrine. If during development the connecting cells between the epithelial surface cells and the secretory gland cells within the depths of the invagination remain intact as a duct between the gland and the surface, an exocrine gland is formed. mhtml, from Teaching Animal Molecular Phylogenetics by C. Leon Harris. Used by permission of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

For an example, you can see the similarities between the thermostat system of Figure 1-8b and one aspect of the mammalian thermoregulatory system, Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.

For example, if the house is equipped only with a furnace to oppose a fall in room temperature, no mechanism is available to prevent the house from getting too hot in summer. However, the room temperature can be kept relatively constant through two opposing mechanisms, one that heats and one that cools the room (that is, an air conditioner), despite wide variations in the temperature of the external environment. • Behaviors as effectors. An effector for a disturbance is typically an organ that directly adjusts some internal state (such as a muscle that shivers to produce heat).

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