NOTES-Chapter 41

NOTES-Chapter 41 - Chapter 41: Animal Form and Function...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 41: Animal Form and Function Enzyme (pepsin) adapted for proper ph of 2 because it’s found in the stomach We see adaptations occurring at all levels. Most adaptations are not perfect and are compromised. Example: Kangaroo Rats live in the desert: don’t have to drink water because get it from seeds, conserve water, produce urine that is hypertonic, which means is doesn’t have as much water. Also morphological adaptations: huge claws for burrowing. Behavioral adaptations: burrowing, nocturnal Adaptations is a genetic change of the species Acclimatization is a phenotypic change of an individual Form-structure Function-physiology There are four types of Animal tissues o Connective tissues Loose connective tissue has a soft extracellular matrix, it provides padding Bone and Cartilage have a hard or stiff extracellular matrix, they support the body Blood has a liquid extracellular matrix, it functions in transport o Nervous tissue
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course BIOL 104 taught by Professor Bray-speth during the Fall '11 term at Saint Louis.

Page1 / 2

NOTES-Chapter 41 - Chapter 41: Animal Form and Function...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online