Human Embryology and Developmental Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

by Bruce M. Carlson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323053858

ISBN-13: 2900323053852

Pub. Date: 11/25/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Master the concepts you need to know with Human Embryology and Developmental Biology. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson's clear explanations provide an easy-to-follow "road map" through the most up-to-date scientific knowledge, giving you a deeper understanding of the key information you need to know for your courses, exams, and ultimately clinical practice

Overview

Master the concepts you need to know with Human Embryology and Developmental Biology. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson's clear explanations provide an easy-to-follow "road map" through the most up-to-date scientific knowledge, giving you a deeper understanding of the key information you need to know for your courses, exams, and ultimately clinical practice.


• Visualize normal and abnormal development
with hundreds of superb clinical photos and embryological drawings.
Access the fully searchable text online, view animations, answer self-assessment questions, and much more at www.studentconsult.com.


• Grasp the molecular basis of embryology
, including the processes of branching and folding - essential knowledge for determining the root of many abnormalities.
Understand the clinical manifestations of developmental abnormalities with clinical vignettes and Clinical Correlations boxes throughout.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323053852
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/25/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560

Table of Contents

Developmental Tables
Carnegie Stages of Early Human Embryonic Development (Weeks 1-8)xiii
Major Developmental Events During the Fetal Periodxiv
Part IEarly Development and the Fetal-Maternal Relationship
Chapter 1Getting Ready for Pregnancy3
Gametogenesis3
Preparation of the Female Reproductive Tract For Pregnancy16
Reproductive Target Tissues20
Chapter 2Transport of Gametes and Fertilization27
Ovulation and Egg and Sperm Transport27
Fertilization32
Chapter 3Cleavage and Implantation43
Cleavage43
Embryo Transport and Implantation53
Chapter 4Molecular Basis for Embryonic Development65
Fundamental Molecular Processes in Development65
Chapter 5Formation of Germ Layers and Early Derivatives83
Two-Germ-Layer Stage83
Gastrulation and the Three Embryonic Germ Layers85
Induction of the Nervous System89
Cell Adhesion Molecules97
Chapter 6Establishment of the Basic Embryonic Body Plan103
Development of the Ectodermal Germ Layer103
Development of the Mesodermal Germ Layer108
Development of the Endodermal Germ Layer118
Basic Structure of 4-Week Old Embryo122
Chapter 7Placenta and Extraembryonic Membranes129
Extraembryonic Tissues129
Chorion and Placenta132
Placenta After Birth143
Placenta and Membranes in Multiple Pregnancies143
Chapter 8Developmental Disorders: Causes, Mechanisms, and Patterns151
General Principles152
Causes of Malformations155
Developmental Disturbances Resulting in Malformations164
Part IIDevelopment of the Body Systems
Chapter 9Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular Systems173
Integumentary System173
Skeleton183
Muscular System193
Chapter 10Limb Development209
Initiation of Limb Development209
Regulative Properties and Axial Determination210
Outgrowth of Limb Bud211
Zone of Polarizing Activity and Morphogenetic Signaling215
Development of Limb Tissues222
Chapter 11Nervous System233
Establishment of Nervous System233
Early Shaping of Nervous System234
Histogenesis Within the Central Nervous System234
Craniocaudal Pattern Formation and Segmentation240
Peripheral Nervous System245
Autonomic Nervous System249
Later Structural Changes in the Central Nervous System252
Ventricles, Meninges, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Formation264
Cranial Nerves265
Development of Neural Function267
Chapter 12Neural Crest277
Origins of Neural Crest277
Migrations of Neural Crest278
Differentiation of Neural Crest Cells278
Major Divisions of Neural Crest280
Chapter 13Sense Organs291
Eye292
Ear306
Chapter 14Head and Neck317
Early Development of Head and Neck317
Fundamental Organization of Pharyngeal Region319
Development of Facial Region321
Development of Pharynx and Its Derivatives335
Chapter 15Digestive and Respiratory Systems and Body Cavities353
Digestive System353
Respiratory System374
Body Cavities379
Chapter 16Urogenital System393
Urinary System393
Genital System401
Sexual Duct System412
External Genitalia419
Chapter 17Cardiovascular System429
Developmental of Vascular System429
Developmental and Partitioning of Heart446
Initiation of Cardiac Function455
Fetal Circulation456
Chapter 18Fetal Period and Birth477
Growth and Form of Fetus477
Fetal Physiology477
Parturition492
Adaptations to Postnatal Life494
Overview496
Answers to Clinical Vignettes and Review Questions499
Index507

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