Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects / Edition 5

Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects / Edition 5

by Keith L. Moore, T.V.N Persaud, T. V. Persaud
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721673775

ISBN-13: 9780721673776

Pub. Date: 03/23/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The excellent sourcebook BEFORE WE ARE BORN, 5th Edition, presents a clear, concise account of human embryology, fertilization, week-by-week maturation of the embryo and fetus, development of the major organ systems, and much more! It's vividly illustrated with clinical photographs, scanning electron micrographs, and step-by-step drawings. All artwork has been

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The excellent sourcebook BEFORE WE ARE BORN, 5th Edition, presents a clear, concise account of human embryology, fertilization, week-by-week maturation of the embryo and fetus, development of the major organ systems, and much more! It's vividly illustrated with clinical photographs, scanning electron micrographs, and step-by-step drawings. All artwork has been completely revised for this new edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721673776
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/23/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
543
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction to Human Embryology1
2Human Reproduction9
3The First Week of Human Development27
4The Second Week of Human Development37
5The Third Week of Human Development45
6Organogenetic Period: Human Development During Weeks Four to Eight61
7Fetal Period: Ninth Week to Birth77
8The Placenta and Fetal Membranes89
9Human Birth Defects117
10Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm139
11The Pharyngeal Apparatus151
12The Respiratory System189
13The Digestive System201
14The Urogenital System229
15The Cardiovascular System263
16The Skeletal System305
17The Muscular System323
18The Limbs329
19The Nervous System343
20The Eye and Ear371
21The Integumentary System387
References and Suggested Readings401
Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions409
Index421

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