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Comparative anatomy of adipose tissue1

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Jean Vague,
  2. Robert Fenasse

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050105

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Vague, J. and Fenasse, R. 2011. Comparative anatomy of adipose tissue1. Comprehensive Physiology. 25–37.

Author Information

  1. Hôpital de la Conception, Marseille, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    I. Sponges (Porifera)
  • 2
    II. Coelenterates (Cniderae and Ctenarae)
  • 3
    III. Echinoderms
  • 4
    IV. Annelids
  • 5
    V. Molluscs
    • 5.1
      A. Lamellibranches
    • 5.2
      B. Gastropods
    • 5.3
      C. Cephalopods
  • 6
    VI. Arthropods
    • 6.1
      A. Crustaceans
    • 6.2
      B. Insects
    • 6.3
      C. Myriapods
  • 7
    VII. Cephalochords (Amphioxus)
  • 8
    VIII. Vertebrates
    • 8.1
      A. Fishes
    • 8.2
      B. Amphibians
    • 8.3
      C. Reptiles
    • 8.4
      D. Birds
    • 8.5
      E. Mammals
  • 9
    Adipose Tissue in Man
    • 9.1
      A. Anatomical Distribution
    • 9.2
      B. Development
    • 9.3
      C. Mechanisms Responsible for Development and Distribution of Fat Within Human Adipose Tissue