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

Overview

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

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction to Human Embryology1
Embryological Terminology2
Importance of and Advances in Embryology2
Descriptive Terms7
Clinically Oriented Questions7
2Human Reproduction9
Reproductive Organs10
Gametogenesis13
Female Reproductive Cycles19
Transportation of Gametes24
Maturation of Sperms24
Viability of Gametes26
Summary of Reproduction26
Clinically Oriented Questions26
3The First Week of Human Development27
Fertilization28
Cleavage of the Zygote31
Formation of the Blastocyst31
Summary of the First Week of Development35
Clinically Oriented Questions35
4The Second Week of Human Development37
Continuation of Embryonic Development38
Development of the Chorionic Sac41
Implantation Sites of the Blastocyst42
Summary of Implantation of the Blastocyst43
Summary of the Second Week of Development44
Clinically Oriented Questions44
5The Third Week of Human Development45
Gastrulation: Formation of Germ Layers46
Neurulation: Formation of Neural Tube53
Development of Somites53
Development of the Intraembryonic Coelom56
Early Development of the Cardiovascular System56
Development of Chorionic Villi57
Summary of the Third Week of Development58
Clinically Oriented Questions60
6Organogenetic Period: Human Development During Weeks Four to Eight61
Folding of the Embryo62
Germ Layer Derivatives62
Control of Embryonic Development66
Highlights of Development in Weeks Four to Eight67
Estimation of Embryonic Age75
Summary of Development During Weeks Four to Eight75
Clinically Oriented Questions77
7Fetal Period: Ninth Week to Birth77
Estimation of Fetal Age78
Highlights of the Fetal Period79
Expected Date of Delivery83
Factors Influencing Fetal Growth83
Procedures for Assessing Fetal Status85
Summary of the Fetal Period87
Clinically Oriented Questions88
8The Placenta and Fetal Membranes89
The Placenta90
Parturition (Childbirth)99
Amnion and Amniotic Fluid105
Yolk Sac108
Allantois110
Multiple Pregnancies110
Summary of the Placenta and Fetal Membranes114
Clinically Oriented Questions115
9Human Birth Defects117
Teratology: The Study of Abnormal Development118
Anomalies Caused by Genetic Factors119
Anomalies Caused by Environmental Factors127
Anomalies Caused by Multifactorial Inheritance137
Summary of Human Birth Defects137
Clinically Oriented Questions138
10Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm139
The Embryonic Body Cavity140
Development of the Diaphragm145
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia147
Summary of Development of the Body Cavities149
Clinically Oriented Questions150
11The Pharyngeal Apparatus151
Pharyngeal Arches152
Pharyngeal Pouches159
Pharyngeal Grooves161
Pharyngeal Membranes162
Development of the Thyroid Gland166
Development of the Tongue167
Development of the Salivary Glands171
Development of the Face171
Development of the Nasal Cavities176
Development of the Palate178
Summary of the Pharyngeal Apparatus186
Clinically Oriented Questions186
12The Respiratory System189
Development of the Larynx190
Development of the Trachea190
Development of the Bronchi and Lungs193
Summary of the Respiratory System198
Clinically Oriented Questions199
13The Digestive System201
The Foregut202
Development of the Spleen210
The Midgut212
The Hindgut222
Summary of the Digestive System226
Clinically Oriented Questions227
14The Urogenital System229
Development of the Urinary System230
Development of the Suprarenal Glands243
Development of the Genital System243
Development of the Inguinal Canals256
Summary of the Urogenital System260
Clinically Oriented Questions261
15The Cardiovascular System263
Early Development of the Heart and Vessels264
Further Development of the Heart268
Anomalies of the Heart and Great Vessels284
Aortic Arch Derivatives291
Aortic Arch Anomalies293
Fetal and Neonatal Circulations295
Development of the Lymphatic System299
Summary of the Cardiovascular System303
Clinically Oriented Questions304
16The Skeletal System305
Development of Bone and Cartilage306
Development of Joints308
Development of the Axial Skeleton310
Development of the Appendicular Skeleton317
Summary of the Skeletal System320
Clinically Oriented Questions320
17The Muscular System323
Development of Skeletal Muscle324
Development of Smooth Muscle327
Development of Cardiac Muscle327
Summary of the Muscular System327
Clinically Oriented Questions327
18The Limbs329
Early Stages of Limb Development330
Final Stages of Limb Development330
Cutaneous Innervation of the Limbs332
Blood Supply to the Limbs334
Anomalies of Limbs334
Summary of Limb Development340
Clinically Oriented Questions340
19The Nervous System343
Origin of the Nervous System344
Development of the Spinal Cord344
Congenital Anomalies of the Spinal Cord350
Development of the Brain352
Congenital Anomalies of the Brain362
Development of the Peripheral Nervous System366
Development of the Autonomic Nervous System369
Summary of the Nervous System370
Clinically Oriented Questions370
20The Eye and Ear371
Development of the Eye and Related Structures372
Development of the Ear380
Summary of Development of the Eye385
Summary of Development of the Ear386
Clinically Oriented Questions386
21The Integumentary System387
Development of the Skin388
Development of the Hair389
Development of the Nails391
Development of the Mammary Glands392
Development of the Teeth393
Summary of the Integumentary System399
Clinically Oriented Questions400
References and Suggested Readings401
Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions409
Index421

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