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Comparative Oral+ENT Biology is designed for a semester-long course taken by undergraduate students who are preparing for careers in dentistry, medicine, veterinary, audiology, speech pathology or evolutionary biology. It explores the mouth, ears, nose and throat of humans and animals discussing their evolution, development, function, and some common clinical issues. The text provides a broad background through an integrative and organismal perspective. It crosses the boundaries of disciplines, anatomical regions and professions to present structures and mechanisms within an evolutionary context. This textbook is richly illustrated with images made available at Wikimedia Commons. It contains materials from and links to several sources of Open Education Resources.

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mouth, ears, nose, throat, dentistry, medicine, veterinary, audiology, speech pathology, evolutionary biology, oral biology, ENT


This version of Comparative Oral+ENT Biology is archival and stored on the Internet Archive for preservation. It can be accessed via the link to the Internet Archive or as a PDF available for download on this page.

There is also a lab book available for purchase which you can find here.

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Comparative Oral+ENT Biology