Human Reproductive Biology / Edition 3

Human Reproductive Biology / Edition 3

by Richard E. Jones, Kristin H. Lopez, Kristin Lopez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0120884658

ISBN-13: 9780120884650

Pub. Date: 03/15/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Human Reproductive Biology, Third Edition, explains today's advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns that are a major part of our lives. It has been fully updated to include the latest medical research into human reproduction and associated health concerns, including new treatments and technologies. The text covers the biological

Overview

Human Reproductive Biology, Third Edition, explains today's advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns that are a major part of our lives. It has been fully updated to include the latest medical research into human reproduction and associated health concerns, including new treatments and technologies. The text covers the biological fundamentals, and looks at current topics such as aging of the male and female reproductive systems, hormone therapies, fertility studies and treatments, sexual behavior, and the latest issues related to pregancy.

Intended for those studying reproductive biology, endocrinology, developmental biology and related areas, this updated book will also be useful for researchers and medical practitioners looking for a current, authoritative reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120884650
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Adult Female and Male Reproductive Systems Chapter 1: The Brain and Pituitary Gland Chapter 2: The Female Reproductive System Chapter 3: The Menstrual Cycle Chapter 4: The Male Reproductive System

Part II: Sex Differentiation and Development Chapter 5: Sexual Differentiation Chapter 6: Puberty Chapter 7: Reproductive Aging

Part III: Procreation Chapter 8: The Human Sexual Response Chapter 9: Gamete Transport and Fertilization Chapter 10: Pregnancy Chapter 11: Labor and Birth Chapter 12: The Neonate and the New Parents

Part IV: Fertility and Its Control Chapter 13: Contraception Chapter 14: Induced Abortion Chapter 15: Infertility

Part V: Special Topics in Human Reproductive Biology Chapter 16: Brain Sex Chapter 17: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chapter 18: Glossary

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